Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1370-01-.08 - EXAMINATIONS

All persons intending to apply for licensure as a Speech Language Pathologist or Audiologist in Tennessee must successfully complete examinations pursuant to this Rule.

(1) The Specialty Area Tests in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology of the Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers (Praxis Test) must be completed prior to application for licensure.
(2) Evidence of successful completion must be submitted by the examining agency directly to the Board's Administrative Office as part of the application process pursuant to Rule 1370-01-.05.
(3) The Board adopts the Praxis Test, or its successor examination, as its licensure examination. Successful completion of examination is a prerequisite to licensure pursuant to Rule 1370-01-.05.
(4) The Board adopts the ASHA determination as to the passing score on the Praxis Test or successor examination.
(5) The Tennessee Jurisprudence Exam, established by the Board on the rules and statutes, must be successfully completed prior to licensure and/or reinstatement of licensure.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1370-01-.08
Original rule filed March 11, 1991; effective April 25, 1991. Repeal and new rule filed January 31, 2000; effective April 15, 2000. Amendment filed April 26, 2002; effective July 10, 2002.Amendment filed September 11, 2006, effective November 25, 2006. Amendments filed March 24, 2016; effective 6/22/2016.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 63-17-105, 63-17-110, and 63-17-111.

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