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World Language / Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood

This certificate is appropriate for teachers who teach Spanish or French to students ages 11-18+ and whose functional ability in the language they teach is at an advanced level.

Assessment at a Glance

Review the EAYA / World Languages Assessment at a Glance to learn more about the following:

  • Choosing the right certificate
  • Reviewing the Standards
  • Portfolio entry descriptions
  • Assessment center exercise descriptions
  • Retired prompts
  • Understanding the National Board scoring process
  • Certification planning timeline


Read the EAYA / World Languages Standards that represent a professional consensus on the aspects of practice that distinguish accomplished teachers.

Portfolio Instructions

Read the EAYA / World Languages Portfolio Instructions, as well as the General Portfolio Instructions, to learn how to prepare, develop and submit your portfolio.

Scoring Guide

Understand how your entries are scored.