RI MS Special Education Certification and Exam Requirements

Rhode Island MS Special Education Certification and Exam Requirements

In Rhode Island, this program will lead to mild/moderate Special Education certification at the level of the current Rhode Island elementary, middle, or secondary teaching certificate held.

Endorsements Available for Graduates of WGU's MS Special Education Program
: 
Special Education, Elementary Grades 1-6
Special Education, Middle Grades 5-8

Special Education, Secondary Grades 7-12

Content Exam for Rhode Island Certification: Praxis 5543, Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement


Pedagogy Exam Requirement: 

For Elementary Certification: Praxis 5622, Principles of Learning and Teaching (K-6)

For Middle Grades Certification: Praxis 5623, Principals of Learning and Teaching (5-9)

For Secondary Certification: Praxis 5624, Principals of Learning and Teaching (7-12) 

 

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

Adding and Endorsement to a Rhode Island Teaching License

 

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