WV ESL Endorsement and Exam Requirements

West Virginia ESL Endorsement and Exam Requirements

In West Virginia, this program leads to an endorsement in English as a Second Language, Grades Pk-Adult


Content Exam

Praxis 5362, English to Speakers of Other Languages

Or, if passed prior to September 1, 2016, Praxis 5361, English to Speakers of Other Languages

You must pass this exam to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification.

This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

Practicum: All WGU students in an ELL program must complete a 30 hour practicum. If you wish to receive a PK-Adult endorsement, you need to do your practicum at the PK-Adult level. 

Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in West Virginia

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Adding an Endorsement to a West Virginia Teaching Certificate



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