RI Secondary Mathematics Certification and Exam Requirements

Rhode Island Secondary Mathematics Certification and Exam Requirements

In Rhode Island, this program leads to a Secondary Grades Mathematics Teacher, Grades 7-12 Independent Certification

Important Note Regarding Field Experiences and Licensure


1) Content Exam for Rhode Island Certificaiton: Praxis 5161, Mathematics: Content Knowledge

You 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

You are required to pass this exam to be recommended for certification. 
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

Applying for your Rhode Island Teaching License




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