RI Early Childhood Education Certification and Exam Requirements

Rhode Island Early Childhood Education Certification and Exam Requirements


In Rhode Island, this program leads to an Independent Certification in Early Childhood Education Teacher, Grades Pk - 2.

 

1) Content Exams (Choose one option): Rhode Island allows two options to fulfill exam requirements for early childhood education:

OPTION 1:
          A) Praxis 5025, Early Childhood Education

               OR Praxis 5031, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects if passed prior to 9/1/2016.
               OR Praxis 5014, Elementary Education: Content Knowledge if passed prior to 9/1/2014.

                              AND

          B) Praxis 5024, Education of Young Children

               OR Praxis 5622, Prinicples of Learning and Teaching (K-6) if passed prior to 9/1/2016.

                              OR

OPTION 2:
          A) Praxis 5622, Principles of Learning and Teaching

               OR  Praxis 5022 , Early Childhood: Content Area Exercises if passed prior to 9/1/2016.
                              AND
          B) Praxis 5001, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

            This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.             

                OR  Praxis 5021, Education of Young Children if passed prior to 9/1/2016. 

2) WGU Program Requirement (for students who matriculated on March 1, 2012 or later.)  See the WGU Program Requirement for the Early Childhood Education program.
You have four options to satisfy the WGU Program Requirement.  You may pass any of these four exams:
1.     Praxis 5001, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
2.     Praxis 5018, Elementary Education: Content Knowledge
3.     Praxis II 5014, Elementary Education: Content Knowledge
4.     Praxis 5031, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

 

Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Student Teaching Permit Required for DT

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your Rhode Island Teaching License

 


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