Instructional Licensure: News and Updates

A resource page for news and updates related to instructional licensure

News and Updates

  • Two New Computer Based Praxis II Middle School Tests
    • Middle School: English Language Arts (5049) – Computer Based
    • Middle School: English Language Arts (0049) – Pencil/Paper Based
    • Middle School: Social Studies (5089) – Computer Based
    • Middle School: Social Studies (0089) – Pencil/Paper Based
  • New Reading Assessment
  • New Praxis II Assessments for Native Speakers – French, German, and Spanish
    • New Praxis II World Language assessments have been approved as an option to meet endorsement requirements for Native speakers or candidates who learned a foreign language outside of a regionally accredited college/university. Individuals seeking initial licensure with a Foreign Language preK-12 endorsement in French, German, or Spanish can pass the applicable Praxis II test to meet the endorsement area assessment requirement AND verify language proficiency. The new tests:
    • Replace the previous Content Knowledge & Productive Language Skills tests (Scores for discontinued tests are reportable for 10 years from the test date.)
    • Are computer-delivered
    • Are given by appointment through a national network of Prometric™ Testing Centers during several testing windows throughout the year: Test Centers & Dates

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