4 AAC 12.407 - Content area examinations

Current through April 6, 2022

(a) A teacher may satisfy the content area testing requirements of 4 AAC 04.210(b)(5.), 4 AAC 12.305(a), (b), and (c), and 4 AAC 12.395 by achieving the required score or higher on one of the following:
(1) a Praxis II examination described in the following table:

Praxis II Examination Required Score
Early Childhood Education - 5025 156
Elementary Education Content Knowledge - 5014 or 0014 143
Elementary Education: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment - 5011 or 0011 156
Multiple Subject Assessments for Teachers Content Knowledge - 0140 146
Elementary Education: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment - 5017 153
Elementary Education: Content Knowledge - 5018 163
English to Speakers of Other Languages - 5362 155
Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications - 5354 151
Special Education: Preschool/Early Childbood - 5691 159
Teaching Reading: Elementary Education - 5203 162
Teaching Reading - 5204 159
(2) the Praxis II examination in the Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects - 5001 with the required scores or higher on each of the subtests described in the following table:

Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects Subtests Required Scores
Elementary Education: Reading and Language Arts Subtest - 5002 157
Elementary Education: Mathematics Subtest - 5003 157
Elementary Education: Social Studies Subtest - 5004 155
Elementary Education: Science Subtest - 5005 159
(b) A teacher may satisfy the content area testing requirements of 4 AAC 04.210(c)(1), 4 AAC 12.305(a), (b), and (c), 4 AAC 12.395, and 4 AAC 12.396 by achieving a score of 140 or higher on the Praxis II examination for Middle School Content Knowledge.
(c) A teacher may satisfy the content area testing requirements of 4 AAC 04.210(d)(6), 4 AAC 12.305(a), (b), and (c), 4 AAC 12.395, and 4 AAC 12.396 by achieving the required score or higher on a Praxis II examination for one or more of the subject or endorsement areas described in the following table:

Praxis II Examination Required Score
Middle School English Language Arts - 5049 or 0049 154
Middle School English Language Arts - 5047 164
Middle School Mathematics - 0069 145
Middle School Mathematics - 5169 165
Middle School Mathematics - 5169 136
Middle School Science - 5440 150
Middle School Social Studies - 5089 or 0089 149
(d) A teacher may satisfy the content area testing requirements of 4 AAC 04.210(d)(6) and (7), 4 AAC 12.305(a), (b), and (c), 4 AAC 12.395, and 4 AAC 12.396 by achieving the required score or higher on a Praxis II examination for one or more of the subject or endorsement areas described in the following table:

Praxis II Examination Required Score
Agriculture - 5701 147
Algebra - 5162 157
Art Content Knowledge - 0133 155
Art Content Knowledge - 5134 or 0134 158
Biology Content Knowledge - 5235 or 0235 144
Chemistry Content Knowledge - 5245 or 0245 139
Chinese (Mandarin): World Language - 5665 164
Computer Science - 5651 171
Earth and Space Science Content Knowledge - 5571 or 0571 144
Economics - 0910 460
Economics - 5911 or 0911 150
English Language, Literature, and Composition: Content Knowledge - 5041 or 0041 158
English: Content Knowledge - 5038 167
English Language Arts: Content and Analysis - 5039 168
English Language, Literature, and Composition: Content and Analysis - 5044 or 0044 166
French Content Knowledge - 0173 160
French World Language - 5174 162
General Science: Content Knowledge - 5435 or 0435 146
General Science: Content Knowledge, Part 1 - 0431 and Part 2 - 0432 Part 1: 146

Part 2: 144

Geography - 0920 590
Geography- 5921 or 0921 149
Journalism - 5223 150
German Content Knowledge - 0181 158
German World Language - 5183 163
Government/Political Science - 0930 610
Government/Political Science - 5931 or 0931 149
Journalism - 5223 150
Mathematics Content Knowledge - 5061 or 0061 121
Mathematics Content Knowledge - 5161 160
Music: Content and Instruction - 5114 162
Musical Content Knowledge - 5113 or 0113 154
Physical Education: Content and Design - 5095 169
Physical Science Content Knowledge - 0481 145
Physics Content Knowledge - 5265 or 0265 127
Psychology - 5931 154
Social Studies: Content and Interpretation - 5086 153
Social Studies Content Knowledge - 5081 or 0081 152
Sociology -5952 154
Spanish Content Knowledge - 0191 152
Spanish World Language - 5195 168
Speech Communication - 0220 560
Speech Communication - 5221 or 0221 146
Theatre - 0640 560
Theatre - 5641 or 0641 127
World and U.S. History- 0940 440
World and U.S. History- 5941 or 0941 141
(e) A teacher may satisfy the content area testing requirements of 4 AAC 04.210 ( d)(8), 4 AAC 12.305(a), (b), and (c), 4 AAC 12.395, and 4 AAC 12.396 for world languages by achieving a score of advanced low-level or higher on the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Written Proficiency Test examination and a score of advanced low-level or higher on the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Oral Proficiency Review examination, for the language on which the teacher was examined If an American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages examination is offered only in Written Proficiency Test form or only in Oral Proficiency Review form, and if an alternate examination is not available for the same language under (d) of this section, the teacher meets the testing requirements if the teacher achieves the score set out in this subsection for the test that is available.
(f) A teacher may satisfy the content area testing requirements of 4 AAC 12.305(a), (b ), and (c), 4 AAC 12.395, and 4 AAC 12.396 by achieving the required score or higher on a Praxis II examination described in the following table:

Praxis II examination Required score
Business education - 0100 620
Business education - 5101 or 0101 154
Family and consumer science - 0120 610
Family and consumer science -5121 or 0121 164
Family & consumer science - 5122 153
Fundamental subjects: content knowledge - 5511 150
Health education - 5551 or 0551 155
Health education - 5550 or 0550 670
Health and physical education - 5856 or 0856 152
Health and physical education: content Knowledge - 5857 160
Physical education - 5091 or 0091 146
Social sciences: content knowledge - 0951 161
Technology education - 0050 630
Technology education - 0051 or 5051 159
Vocational general knowledge - 0890 640

Notes

4 AAC 12.407
Eff. 4/24/2016, Register 218, July 2016; am 6/1/2018,Register 226, July 2018

Authority: AS 14.07.060

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