Passing scores on the Praxis CORE Exam unless candidate meets the exemption requirements. See www.ets.org/praxis for details. ACT courses may be taken while a student is working to schedule the Praxis CORE exams or waiting for results.
Please note that in order to be hired in any state school system employees must pass a criminal background check. This step is included in the West Virginia Teacher's Certification process. In addition to supplying a fingerprint card participants will also be asked to complete a section of the WV Teacher Certification Application that asks questions on misdemeanors, certification in others states, prior indictments and other questions. For more information please visit our Criminal Background Questions page.