Rhode Island MAT in Secondary English Exam RequirementsIn Rhode Island, this program leads to a Secondary English Grades 7-12 Independent Certification.1) Content Exam for Rhode Island Certification: Praxis 5039 English Language Arts: Content and AnalysisYou 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 for Rhode Island Certification: Praxis 5624 Principals of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12
This exam is not required for graduation, but is required to receive a license recommendation from WGU.
STUDENT TEACHING PERMITPrior to Demonstration Teaching, you must apply for a Student Teaching Permit. See the Rhode Island Student Teaching Permit instructions in this handbook for more information.
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General Information About Licensing in Rhode Island
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Applying for your Rhode Island Teaching License
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