TABLE 3–5 Initial Licensure Requirements in Seven Statesa

States

Required Tests

Passing Scores

Decisions About Students Supported by Test Scores

Other Requirements for Initial Licensure

Idahob

None requiredc

 

 

• Graduation from an approved teacher education program

• Meet state coursework requirements

• Demonstrate computer competency

• Good moral character

Wyomingd

and

None requiredc

 

 

• Graduation from an approved teacher education program

• Completeon of a course on the U.S Constitution the Wyoming constitution

Alaskae

Praxis I

Paper/Pencil or Computer-Based Tests (CBT) accepted

reading=175;

writing=174;

math=173

[CBT: reading=322; writing=321; math=318]

Licensure

• Graduation from an approved teacher education program

• Fulfill recency/residency requirement

• Completion of a course in Alaska studies and multicultural/cross-cultural education

• Good moral character

Nebraskaf

Praxis I

Paper/Pencil or Computer-Based Tests (CBT) accepted

reading=170;

writing=171;

math=172

[CBT reading=316; writing=318; math=316]

Entry into teacher education program

• Graduation from an approved teacher education program

• Complete a special education course

• Adhere to Nebraska’s standards of Conduct and Ethics

• Fulfill training requirement in human relations

• Fulfill recency/residency requirement

• No criminal record (no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving abuse, neglect, or sexual misconduct)



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