SC Middle Grades Science Certification and Exam Requirements

South Carolina Middle Grades Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In South Carolina, this program leads to an Initital License in Middle Level Science, Grades 5-8.

 

1) Content Exam: Praxis 5440 Middle School Science

You must pass this exam to graduate from this program and be recommended for licensure in South Carolina. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement
OR, if passed prior to September 1, 2014: Praxis II 0439 Middle School Science

2) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5623, Principles of Learning and Teaching 5-9
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 5623, Principles of Learning and Teaching: 5-9 to obtain a license recommendation. 

 

Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in South Carolina

Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your South Carolina License

 

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