This certificate is appropriate for teachers who teach students ages 14-18+ and who know the full range of the school language arts curriculum, including reading, writing, listening and speaking.
Important Note: A new edition of the English Language Arts Standards (3rd edition) has been published. If you are a first-time candidate beginning the certification process in 2014-15, please use these revised standards linked below.
2013-14 retake candidates should continue to use the version of the standards on which their first submission was based.
Review the AYA/ English Language Arts Assessment at a Glance to learn more about the following:
Read the AYA/ English Language Arts Standards that represent a professional consensus on the aspects of practice that distinguish accomplished teachers.
Understand how your entries are scored.