PR BA Special Education/Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements

Puerto Rico BA Special Education / Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements


In Puerto Rico, this program leads to reciprocal licenses in  Educación: Nivel Primario K-3°, Educación: Nivel Elemental 4°-6° and Educación Especial K-12°.

1) Content Exam: 

Praxis 5001, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

OR, if one subtest passed prior to 8/31/2014, and all four subtests passed prior to 7/1/2015, Praxis 5031

OR, if passed prior to 9/1/2012, Praxis 5014


2) Content Exam: 

Praxis 5543 Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications 

                    This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement


Visit these links for important inforamtion: 
General Information about Licensing in Puerto Rico

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submit your exam scores to WGU and the Utah State Office of Education

Applying for your Puerto Rico License




Article Number : 20091, 2627


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