Ohio ESL Endorsement and Exam Requirements - Approved Pathway
In Ohio, this program leads to an endorsement in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages PreK-12
1) Content Exam: OAE English to Speakers of Other Languages (021)
You must pass this exam before WGU's Licensure Office can recommend you for your endorsement.
2) WGU Program Requirement: a) Praxis 5362, English to Speakers of Other Languages or b) Praxis 5361, English to Speakers of Other Languages.
You must pass this exam to graduate from this program and be recommended for your endorsement.
* NOTE: If you did not pass an OAE Assessment of Professional Knowledge exam previously, Ohio requires you to pass an OAE Assessment of Professional Knowledge exam to license in Ohio. You must pass the 004 Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Multi-Age (Pk-12) exam if you have not already satisfied this requirement.
Practicum: All WGU students in an ELL program must complete a 30 hour practicum. If you wish to receive a PK-12 endorsement, you need to do your practicum at the PK-12 level.
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Article Number: 20019, 2016