WV Early Childhood Education Certification and Exam Requirements

West Virginia Early Childhood Education Certification and Exam Requirements

In West Virginia, this program leads to an initial license in Early Education, Pk-K or Early Childhood Education K-4

 


Area of Certification

 


Required Praxis II Exams

 

Early Education, PreK-K


Content Exam: 5531 Pre-Kindergarten Education

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

Pedagogy Exam5622  Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades K-6

You must pass this exam to be recommended for certification.

 

 Early Childhood Education K-4


Content Exam: Praxis 5024, Early Childhood Education AND 5203, Teaching Reading: Elementary Education
(or, if passed prior to 9/1/2014: Praxis II 0020 Early Childhood Education)

You must pass these tests to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification. 
Important Information Regarding Exam Requirements for DT

Pedagogy Exam: 5622 Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades K-6

You must pass this exam to be recommended for certification.
 


WGU ECE Program Requirement (for students who matriculated on March 1, 2012 or later. See the WGU Program Requirement for the Early Childhood Education program)
You have four options to satisfy the WGU Program Requirement.  You may pass any of these four exams:


1.     Praxis II 5001, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
2.     Praxis II 5018, Elementary Education: Content Knowledge
3.     Praxis II 5014, Elementary Education: Content Knowledge
4.     Praxis II 5031, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

PRACTICUM REQUIREMENT

 

West Virginia requires completion of demonstration teaching in a public school.

 

Visit these links for important information: 

General Information About Licensing in West Virginia

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU 

Applying for Your West Virginia Teaching License




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