TN Basic Skills Requirements

Basic Skills Exam: Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5751)

The Tennessee Department of Education has established the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators exam (Core) in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics as the required basic skills exam for admission into a teacher preparation program. WGU requires all students who reside in Tennessee to pass all three sections of the Core basic skills examination within the first 6 months of entering the Foundations of Teaching (FOT) domain at WGU. 

Visit these links for more important information:

General Information About Licensing in Tennessee
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your Tennessee Teaching License




Article Number: 20172, 1420