RI Secondary Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Rhode Island Secondary Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In Rhode Island, this program leads to Secondary Social Studies Grades 7-12 Independent Certification.

1) Content Exam for Rhode Island Certification: Praxis 5081, Social Studies: 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
OR Praxis 5524 if passed prior to 9/1/2011

You must pass this exam to be recommended for certification. 


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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