South Carolina Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements
In South Carolina, this program leads to an Initial License in Elementary Education, Grades 2-6.
1) Content Exam: Praxis 5001, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for licensure in South Carolina.
OR, If passed prior to 8/31/17, Praxis 5019, Elementary Education: Instructional Practice and Applications
OR, If passed prior to 9/1/14, Praxis 5015 Elementary Education: Instructional Practice and Applications
2) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5622, Principles of Learning and Teaching K-6*
You must pass this exam to be recommended for licensure in South Carolina.
*Note: If you completed edTPA during the demonstration teaching portion of your WGU teacher preparation program on or after January 1 2018, then you do not need to pass Praxis 5622, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Elementary K-6 to obtain a license recommendation.
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