COVID 19

CDE has issued guidance around the Praxis.  Essentially, they are allowing alternative licensure applications to remain "open" until the candidate is able to take the Praxis.  The deadline for passing the Praxis will be November 30, 2020.  Candidates should apply for their license through CDE, check the appropriate box on their licensing application:  

3. Have you been unable to fulfill any of the following licensing requirements on or after March 1, 2020, due to COVID-19?

If you are out-of-state initial applicant, please select Not Applicable.

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Attend a scheduled exam to move an interim authorization to an initial license.
Attend a scheduled exam to qualify for an initial license, alternative license or authorization.
Complete an induction program to move an initial license to a professional license.
Complete required hours of professional development to renew an authorization OR professional license.
Complete the required coursework to move a CTE authorization from a 3-year to a 5-year.
Not Applicable
This will allow you to schedule the Praxis test accordingly.  Keep in mind that you will be required to pass it by November 30, 2020.  We strongly urge candidates to use the Praxis at Home option available now to meet this requirement as soon as possible!


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