Texas MAT in Secondary English Exam Requirements-Reciprocity Pathway
In Texas, this program leads to a license in English Language Arts and Reading 7-12.
1) Utah Content Exam: Praxis 5039 English Language Arts: Content and Analysis
You must pass this exam to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification.
This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.
** Please note that you must select the Utah State Board of Education as an official score recipient. You must have ordered your USBE background check and have been issued a CACTUS ID before the USBE can record and retain your scores. The USBE won't automatically be included as a score reciptient by ETS when you register for your exams. You can find instructions on how to select the USBE as an official score recipient in the Submitting Exam Scores to the Utah State Board of Education article in this handbook. Western Governors University will not submit your score reports to the USBE on your behalf.
After applying for your Review of Credentials in Texas, TEA may require you to also pass the following exams:
TExES English Language Arts and Reading 7-12
TExES Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 (160)
Visit these links for more important information:
General Information About Licensing in Texas-Reciprocity Pathway
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU and the Utah State Office of Education
Applying for your Texas Teaching License-Reciprocity Pathway