West Virginia BA Special Education Mild to Moderate Certification and Exam Requirements
In West Virginia, this program leads to an initial license in Multi-Categorical Special Education: Mild/Moderate Mentally Impaired, Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, Specific Learning Disabilities, K-6 and 5-Adult.
You must pass this test to be recommended for certification.
Note: If you completed edTPA during the demonstration teaching portion of your WGU teacher preparation program, then you do not need to pass the Praxis 5622, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Elementary K-6. If you did not complete edTPA, then you will need to pass Praxis 5622 to be eligible for licensure recommendation in West Virginia.
West Virginia requires completion of demonstration teaching in a public school. 16 weeks divided between elementary and special education, as determined by WGU.
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