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West Virginia Alternative Teacher Certification

Get Your Provisional Professional Teaching Certification in West Virginia

iteachWESTVIRGINIA, approved by the West Virginia DOE, provides a CAEP-accredited pathway for talented individuals to earn their non-transferable Provisional Professional Teaching Certificate.

Free to Apply. $250 to Enroll.

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Online Teacher Certification Program

We understand that you are busy, and traditional teacher certification can be expensive, so iteach created an alternative teaching certification program that allows you to complete your coursework on your own schedule at an affordable price. Our accredited program has certified over 15,000 teachers and prepared them for the classroom. You could be next!


Having an undergraduate degree with a 2.5 GPA, Praxis Core or exemption passed, and passing an introductory course, you can enroll into iteach.


Work at your own pace, via our online coursework and pass your content area test so you can be recommended for a non-transferable Provisional Professional Teaching certificate.


Once you complete all program requirements, you are issued a non-transferable Provisional Professional Teaching certificate.

Start Your Teaching Career Today.

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Who Can Do It

If you have a bachelor’s degree and a passion for teaching, alternative teacher certification may be for you.

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Flexible Approach

iteach’s innovative online format allows you to complete coursework anytime, anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection.


Once enrolled candidates pay $2800.  An interest-free payment plan can be established.

Ready to Get Started?

Review program admissions requirements and apply online. It is free to apply and, once all of your materials are submitted, we’ll let you know if you are accepted within three business days.

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The first step is to complete the online application and email the application documents to


iteachWESTVIRGINIA offers seven online instructional courses that prepare you to be an excellent classroom teacher. The courses are self-paced; you can login to complete them at any time, from anywhere.

The courses are written by experienced education experts and are teacher-friendly and practical. Each course is taken in sequence; you cannot begin your next course until your current one is completed.

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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. Read about the requirements for admission here.

Praxis II Subject Exams

iteachWESTVIRGINIA 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.

The Department of Education requires both Praxis CORE exams (Subtest 1 and Subset 2) or exemption to be eligible for the program.


Complete the following online, competency-based courses at your own pace.

Instructional Courses

  • TCWV 5000 – Professional Learning and the Path to Certification
  • TCWV 5100 – Learning Environment
  • TCWV 5200 – Learner Development
  • TCWV 5300 – Planning Instruction and Assessments
  • TCWV 5400 – Literacy and 21st Century Instruction
  • TCWV 5500 – Curricular Adaptation for Special Needs Students
  • TCWV 5600 – Diverse Student Populations, English Language Learners and Bilingual Students

Application Fee: $0
Enrollment Fee: $250
Program Fee: $2,800
Total Cost: $3,050

After your $250 enrollment fee, you will begin making monthly interest-free payments toward the program fee.