EDLD/Add-On Licensure in School Administration K-12: A requirement of the K-12 Licensure Program includes a "P" (passing) score on the PRAXIS - School Leadership Series exam for the Educational Leadership students. The school Leadership Licensure Assessment is a standards-based test that possesses content-oriented validity. It measures not only understanding of a set of standards, but how the candidate incorporates these standards into developing a personal vision for a school and in carrying out job functions. A passing score in the state of North Carolina is 163. You can register for the PRAXIS by going to www.ets.org/sls (School Leadership Series). You can use the same website to get the School Leaders Licensure Assessment Study Guide. Wingate University's School of Graduate and Adult Education will also provide a review session for the exam each semester.
Miller Analogies Test (MAT)
The MAT or the GRE should be taken prior to admission to the program. Wingate University is an official testing site for the Miller Analogies Test (MAT). For additional information, to receive a booklet containing test information and/or to register for the test, contact the School of Graduate and Adult Education at 704-849-3400 or the Thayer School of Education at 704-233-8127. The MAT is administered in the Bridges Building Computer Lab at Wingate University in Wingate, N.C. on the last Wednesday of every month during the school year. The Wingate University school code is 2536. Click here for the Wingate Miller Analogies Test registration form.
The Graduate Record Exam can be taken as a part of the admissions requirement to the program instead of the Miller Analogies Test. It aims to measure verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing and critical thinking skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study. It is a computer-based, computer adaptive exam administered by selected qualified testing centers. The cost of the test is $160. For more information the website is www.ets.org/gre/.
For MAT students:
In order to complete your program AND become licensed in the state of North Carolina you MUST take and pass the following PRAXIS II series exam:
Elementary Education: 5015