West Virginia Teacher Certification


Getting Started

We are here for you through every step of the process to certification. Our research-based curriculum and high-quality supervisors will help you feel highly prepared to succeed in the classroom.

Below are the requirements for acceptance into the iteach alternative teacher certification program.

Requirements for Program Admission

Bachelor’s Degree

You must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university that is recognized by the West Virginia Department of Education.

GPA Requirement

Your undergraduate GPA must be a minimum of 2.50, OR Minimum 2.50 GPA in the last 60 hours of your undergrad classes.

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Upload your official transcripts to the Applied #1 box in InstructNet. If you don’t have your transcripts, visit your college or university website and request transcripts from your school’s registrar.


Complete introductory course 5000


Pay your $250 enrollment fee


Acknowledge your Letter of Agreement

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Testing Requirements

Praxis I (CORE)

The West Virginia Department of Education requires either the Praxis I (CORE) exam or evidence of an approved exemption for program eligibility.

If you have completed one of the following, you are not required to have Praxis I (CORE) passed. The eligible exemptions are:

  • Passed Praxis I PPST – Prior to the approval of the Praxis Core, the Praxis PPST was the approved exam for basic skills.
  • Master’s Degree – Hold a master’s degree (or higher) from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university.
  • SAT combined verbal/critical reading and math score of 1170 or higher prior to 2005.
  • ACT score of 26 or higher

Praxis II Subject Exams

iteach West Virginia offers certifications in many subject areas. You must submit at least one Praxis II passing score in order to be eligible for licensure.

To learn more about the exams and verify the correct test, please visit the ETS Praxis website.

West Virginia Teacher Certification

Content Areas
Other Requirements
  • Correspond using your personal email account
  • Access to a personal (not school) computer
  • Add iteach.net to your contacts list
  • Verification of Work Authorization Status. If not a U.S. citizen, you must provide verification of lawful permanent residence and a copy of your current Green Card at the time of application with at least two years of employment eligibility.

Outside of United States

Graduate Requirements

Graduates from a university outside the United States or its territories will need to provide:

  • An original Foreign Credential Review from an approved agency that follows the standards of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO). You will be required to submit the official evaluation to iteach for admission.
Service Area A: Teacher Recruitment and Retention

Forecasting and Planning

Recruitment Campaigns

Licensure Programs for Paras and Subs

Access to our New Teachers Pipeline

Career Pathing Solutions

Skill Development Solutions


Service Area B: Professional Development 

Video Coaching and Self-Reflection 

Professional Development Courses 

New Teacher Programs 

Teacher Institutes 

Video Library Subscriptions 


Service Area C: Student Learning Acceleration 

Audits, Analysis and Solution Planning 

RISE Summer School Program 

Supplemental Curricula 

Teacher Coaching 

Institute Courses for Teachers 


Service Area D: Continuing Education 

Graduate-Level 1-3-Credit Courses 

Learning Pathways and Certificates 

Master’s Degree Programs 

Doctorate Degree Programs 


Service Area E: Leadership Solutions 

Strategic Planning 

Equity Consulting 

Leadership Coaching 

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