New York BA Special Education/ Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements
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LICENSE AND EXAM REQUIREMENTS
Certification Available for Graduates of WGU's BA Special Education/Elementary Education Program: Elementary Education Grades 1-6 and Students with Disabilities Grades 1-6
Graduates of WGU's BA Special Education teacher preparation program will be eligible for grades 1-6 Elementary Education and grades 1-6 Students with Disabilities teacher certification in New York. Upon certification, graduates will be able to teach in both special and regular education settings at the elementary level.
Elementary Education/ Special Education Exams and Requirements:
|Elementary Content Exam||Multi-Subject: Teachers of Childhood Grade 1–Grade 6 (221/222/245)||For policies and deadlines see State Certification Exam Requirements, General Policies and Pacing Guides: Preparing for Demonstration Teaching.|
|Previous Content Exam Requirement: NYSTCE Multi-Subject (002)||Accepted if passed prior to 09/22/14.|
|Students with Disabilities Content Exam||
For policies and deadlines see State Certification Exam Requirements, General Policies and Pacing Guides: Preparing for Demonstration Teaching.
|WGU Program Requirement||
Required for graduation for all students who matriculated on or after 9/1/2011.
|Elementary Pedagogy Exam||
Required to be passed before requesting a Letter of Recommendation for Licensure from the WGU Licensure Office.
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