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School Library Media

Department of Curriculum and Instruction


All individuals seeking school librarian certification will need to pass the PRAXIS II Library Media Specialist Test (0311) with a minimum score of 146. It is suggested that the test be taken after completing MEDA 5710 and/or during the last semester. Students usually take this exam during the Practicum.

Percentage of Test Questions Per Content Strategy
Content Strategies Approximate Percentage of Test Questions
Program Administration 18%
Collection Development 21%
Information Access and Delivery 21%
Learning and Teaching 28%
Professional Development, Leadership & Advocacy 12%

Individuals seeking initial licensure will need to pass the Praxis I: Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) prior to taking the Praxis II.

Please see Educational Testing Services (ETS) for more information about Praxis tests, testing requirements, and to register for a test.

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