For a list of FAQs on the Post Bac program visit:
This certification program is designed for college graduates who are not certified to teach. Upon
Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Post-Baccalaureate Elementary Education Certification (K-5)
Important Elementary Education (K-5) Praxis Information as of 9/1/2012
|**The Praxis II for Elementary Content Knowledge required for certification in New Jersey as of September 1, 2012 is #5031, Elementary Content Knowledge, Multiple Subjects Test. Passing the appropriate Praxis II is required before you can student teach.
If you passed the previously approved test before September 1, 2012, you do not need to take the new exam. However, New Jersey is not accepting scores on the old test for those who take Praxis II after September 1, 2012. The link below has the schedule for upcoming tests. It shows that both the old and the new (5031) are available for registration at Educational Testing Services (ETS). Be careful to register for the #5031 test.