Testing Requirements

VCLA: Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment

Take during ARTE 310. Required for admission to the Teacher Preparation Program and for initial licensure in Virginia. Test is required for all candidates. VCLA website available here.

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Praxis I: Core Academic Skills for Educators (Math)

Take during ARTE 310 or show official score report for SAT or ACT exemption. Passing Praxis I math scores OR proof of SAT/ACT Exemption is required for admission to Teacher Licensure Program. Praxis I website available here.

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NOTE: Click here to find out if you are exempt from the Praxis I through your SAT/ACT scores.

Praxis II: Subject Content Knowledge Test

Take during ARTE 401. The following test is required for Visual Arts endorsement. Only one specialty area test is required, but it must match an endorsement area in which initial licensure is granted. Attach passing scores to the application for Clinical Internship. Praxis II website available here.

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