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Wyoming

Contact Information

Address:
Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board
Suite 400
1920 Thomes Ave
Cheyenne WY 82002

Phone:
(800) 675-6893
(307) 777-6261

Fax:
(307) 777-8718

Wyoming Department of Education: http://wyomingptsb.com/

Certification Requirements

Teacher Licensure Needed: Yes

Master's Degree Needed: No

Praxis II Library Media Content Test Needed: No, but may be accepted as an "Alternate Route Endorsement Area" for Instructional Support Personnel with a qualifying score of 152.

Other Testing Needed: K-6 elementary license candidates need to take the Praxis II (0011) exam and secondary candidates need to take the Praxis II, Principles of Learning and Teaching exam.

Description: Library Media is an additional endorsement to a regular teacher's license which requires 21 hours in school library media coursework. For the endorsement in Library Media, the candidate must have completed 3 years of teaching during the last six years.

Evaluation Process for Licensure:

Criteria for eligible individuals:

Note: Library Media may NOT be added via Demonstration of Competency

Reciprocity: Wyoming participates in state-to-state reciprocity; however, reciprocity implies an "equal exchange." Therefore, the requirements an applicant met to obtain his or her out-of-state teaching license must be equivalent to Wyoming requirements.
Wyoming generally recognizes all out-of-state teaching licenses IF the standards the applicant met in his or her state are equivalent to Wyoming licensing standards. Equivalent standards include:

http://wyomingptsb.com/ "Alternate Area" "equal exchange." http://www.nasdtec.net/?InterstateAgreements.