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DC Admission Requirements

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To enroll in the iteach D.C. program, you must provide documentation of the following:

A BACHELOR’S DEGREE

Your degree must be from a nationally or regionally accredited institution of higher education as required by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE).

MINIMUM 2.50 GRADE POINT AVERAGE

This will be determined in one of the following ways:

  • Minimum 2.50 GPA (your undergraduate GPA as posted on conferred degree transcript), or
  • Minimum 2.50 GPA in last 60 hours. Click here for a calculator (requires Microsoft Excel)

Your graduating GPA must be calculated and posted by the university on your official transcripts. If your final transcript does not reflect a graduation GPA, you will need to contact your college Registrar’s office to have a letter typed on university letterhead that includes your GPA sent in with your official transcripts.

 TESTING REQUIREMENTS

You are not required to have any Praxis exams passed to apply and enroll to iteach. However, both Praxis CORE and Praxis II (subject area) exams are required for teaching eligibility. We provide test prep for these exams upon enrollment. Listed below are the areas that iteach D.C. is approved. You may also learn more on the ETS website.

 CONTENT AREAS

Elementary
K-6 Elementary Education Generalist (5622)

Secondary
English Language Arts: Content Knowledge (5038)
Social Studies (5081)
General Science (5435)
Mathematics (5165)

All Level
Special Education: Core Knowledge & Applications (5543)

Did you graduate outside the United States?

The District requires foreign transcripts to be evaluated by an approved evaluation company (listed below). You will be required to submit the official evaluation to iteach D.C. for admissions.

AACRAO One Dupont Circle, NW Suite #520 Washington, D.C. 20036-1135 Phone: (202)296-3359 Fax: (202)872-8857

WES Bowling Green Station P.O. Box 5087 New York, NY 10274-5087 Phone: (212)966-6311 Fax: (212)739-6100 

Applicants must also:

  • Have a personal e-mail account and access to a personal (not school) computer.
  • Add “@iteach.net” to your contacts list.

Test Preparation Included!

iteach D.C. is excited to offer FREE test prep from 240 Tutoring. 240 Tutoring has online videos and study guides to help you pass all of your exams for teacher certification. Watch the video below to see a sample of how 240 Tutoring works.

240 Tutoring Test Prep

Free Access to Teaching Channel

For our monthly payment plan students, you are eligible to receive free access to The Teaching Channel. Teaching Channel’s mission is to create an environment where teachers can watch, share, and learn new techniques to help every student grow. The Teaching Channel has over 1,400 classroom videos. At iteach, we want to prepare you for success!