Graduated Outside of US

Teaching candidates that graduated outside of the United States and U.S. Territories must turn in the following paperwork during the admission process

Foreign Credential Review

Provide an official transcript evaluated by a foreign credential evaluator. Transcripts from a foreign country are not accepted.

  • Type of evaluation required: a course by course evaluation including grades
     

  • Official evaluation must be mailed directly from the foreign credential evaluator. Only official evaluations that are mailed directly from the foreign credential service will be accepted. Unofficial copies will not be accepted.


Passing TOEFL Scores

Provide proof of English language proficiency by scoring a minimum of 89 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT).

  • Minimum TOEFL scores required by section: (1) Speaking - 24, (2) Listening – 22, (3) Reading – 22, and (4) Writing - 21

  • Exemption from TOEFL:

           Completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States, not including US Territories.

           Completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree earned at an institution of higher education in a country outside of the United States approved
           by the State for Educator Certification (SBEC).
     


Passing Testing Scores

Provide proof of basic skills competency through the TExES, THEA/TASP, ACT, or SAT. Minimum scores required:

  • Passing score on the TExES Content Exam – must be on approved WCACP list, or
     

  • TASP/THEA: Reading - 230, Math - 230, Writing – 220, or
     

  • SAT scores within 5 years of taking the exam; total score of 1050, with a minimum 500 on verbal and math, or
     

  • ACT scores within 5 years of taking the exam; total 23 with a minimum of 19 on English and Math.


Verification of Work Authorization Status

Provide a verification of lawful permanent residence or a copy of current Green Card if you are not a US citizen. This paperwork must be provided with your application.