Certificates, Standards, and Instructions for First-time Candidates

Certificate Areas

Component Instructions

Applicable Standards

Discipline

Developmental Level

Art

Early and Middle Childhood
(ages 3-12)

Component 1

Component 2

Early Childhood and Middle Childhood/Art

Art

Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)

Component 1

Component 2

Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood/Art

Career and Technical Education

Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)

Available
2015-16

Available
2015-16

Revised standards coming in 2015!

English as a New Language

Early and Middle Childhood
(ages 3-12)

Component 1

Component 2

English as a New Language, 2nd Edition

English as a New Language

Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)

Component 1

Component 2

English as a New Language, 2nd Edition

English Language Arts

Early Adolescence
(ages 11-15)

Component 1

Component 2

English Language Arts, 3rd Edition

English Language Arts

Adolescence and Young Adulthood
(ages 14-18+)

Component 1

Component 2

English Language Arts, 3rd Edition

Exceptional Needs Specialist

Early Childhood through Young Adulthood
(ages 3-18+)

Component 1

Component 2

Exceptional Needs, 2nd Edition

Generalist

Early Childhood
(ages 3-8)

Component 1

Component 2

Early Childhood Generalist, 3rd Edition

Generalist

Middle Childhood
(ages 7-12)

Component 1

Component 2

Middle Childhood Generalist, 3rd Edition

Health Education

Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)

Component 1

Component 2

Health Education

Library Media

Early Childhood through Young Adulthood
(ages 3-18+)

Component 1

Component 2

Library Media, 2nd Edition

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts

Early and Middle Childhood
(ages 3-12)

Component 1

Component 2

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts, 2nd Edition

Mathematics

Early Adolescence
(ages 11-15)

Component 1

Component 2

Mathematics

Mathematics

Adolescence and Young Adulthood
(ages 14-18+)

Component 1

Component 2

Mathematics

Music

Early and Middle Childhood
(ages 3-12)

Available
2015-16

Component 2

Music

Music

Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)

Available
2015-16

Component 2

Music

Physical Education

Early and Middle Childhood
(ages 3-12)

Component 1

Component 2

Physical Education, 2nd Edition

Physical Education

Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)

Component 1

Component 2

Physical Education, 2nd Edition

School Counseling

Early Childhood through Young Adulthood
(ages 3-18+)

Component 1

Component 2

School Counseling

Science

Early Adolescence
(ages 11-15)

Component 1

Component 2

Science, 3rd Edition

Science

Adolescence and Young Adulthood
(ages 14-18+)

Component 1

Component 2

Science, 3rd Edition

Social Studies-History

Early Adolescence
(ages 11-15)

Component 1

Component 2

Social Studies-History, 2nd Edition

Social Studies-History

Adolescence and Young Adulthood
(ages 14-18+)

Component 1

Component 2

Social Studies-History, 2nd Edition

World Languages

Early Adolescence though Young Adulthood
(ages 11-18+)

Available
2016-17

Component 2

World Languages, 2nd Edition