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Certification Testing for Education Majors

In order to student teach and obtain a teaching license, the Department of Public Instruction requires all education majors to take and pass the following tests.

  • Track 1 majors need to take and pass:
    • Fulfill Stipulations stated in the Alternative Assessment Policy(effective 9/12/2017) . This currently replaces the Praxis I, Praxis II, and ACTFL.
    • Wisconsin Foundations of Reading Test.
    • the edTPA, done during student teaching semester.
  • Track 2 majors need to take and pass:
    • the edTPA, done during student teaching semester.
    • Fulfill Stipulations stated in the Alternative Assessment Policy(effective 9/12/2017) . This currently replaces the Praxis I, Praxis II, and ACTFL.

For more information, please visit the Department of Public Instruction Website.