Early Childhood Education Certification Available: Early Childhood Education Pk-Grade 3
Note: Applicants must have passed the required exams within five years prior to the date they apply for licensure.
1. Praxis 5024, Education of Young Children
(OR, if passed by 8/31/2014: Praxis 5021, Education of Young Children)
2. Praxis 5018, Elementary Education: Content Knowledge
(OR, if passed prior to 9/1/2014: Praxis 5014, Elementary Education: Content Knowledge)
Both the Praxis 5018 and 5014 exams satisfy the WGU Program Requirement.
1. Praxis 5203, Teaching Reading: Elementary
(OR, if passed prior to 9/1/2013, Praxis 5201 Reading Across the Curriculum: Elementary)
Note: Effective 10/1/2016, If you completed edTPA during the demonstration teaching portion of your WGU teacher preparation program, then you do not need to pass Praxis 5621, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Early Childhood. If you did not complete edTPA, then you will need to pass Praxis 5621 to be eligible for licensure recommendation in Tennessee.
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Article Number: 20175, 2311