SC ESL Endorsement and Exam Requirements

South Carolina ESL Endorsement and Exam Requirements

In South Carolina, this program leads to an endorsement in English for Speakers of Other Languages, Pk-12


1) Content ExamPraxis 5362, English to Speakers of Other Language

You must pass this exam to graduate from this program. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

Or, If passed prior to September 1, 2016, Praxis 5361


Practicum: All WGU students in an ELL program must complete a 30 hour practicum. If you wish to receive a Pk-12 endorsement, you need to do your practicum at the Pk-12 level. 

Foreign Language Requirement: The South Carolina Department of Education requires all applicants for the English for Speakers of Other Languages endorsement to document Second-language learning experiences through the four options you can find published here.


Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in South Carolina

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Adding an Endorsement to a South Carolina Teaching Certificate



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