RI Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (MAME) Certification and Exam Requirements

Rhode Island Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (MAME) Certification and Exam Requirements

 

In Rhode Island, WGU's Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (Middle Grades) program leads to Middle Grades Mathematics Teacher, Grades 5-8 certification

 

Adding a middle grades (5-8) endorsement to an existing teaching certificate requires a 45 hour practicum in a middle grades classroom which is not part of the middle grades MAME program at WGU. You must arrange to complete 45 clock hours as part of your Teacher Work Sample at the end of your program. A practicum log must be included with the submission of your Teacher Work Sample. 

In Rhode Island, completion of WGU's Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (Secondary) program leads to Secondary Mathematics Grades 7-12 certification


Mathematics Exams and Requirements:
  


Program

 


Exam Requirement

 



MAME (Middle Grades)


 

1) Content Exams for Rhode Island Certification: Praxis 5169, Middle School: MathematicsYou must pass this exam to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

 

2) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5623, Principles of Learning and Teaching 5-9*

OR Praxis 5523 if passed prior to 9/1/2011 


*Educators seeking a Middle School Stand Alone Certificate, who have not taken the Principles of Learning & Teaching K-6 (5622), Principles of Learning & Teaching 5-9 (5623), or Principles of Learning & Teaching 7-12 (5624), must take and pass Principles of Learning & Teaching 5-9 (5623).

 

 



MAME (Secondary)


 

1) Content Exam for Rhode Island Certificaiton: Praxis 5161, Mathematics: Content KnowledgeYou must pass this exam to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification.

This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

 

2) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching Grades 7-12
OR Praxis 5524 if passed prior to 9/1/2011 



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 an Endorsement to a Rhode Island Teaching Certificate


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