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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

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Policy on Extending the Scope of Professional Competency to Some Certification Area Not Covered by the Initial Certificate

To be recommended for an additional area of certification, an applicant must:

  • Hold a Professional, Provisional (NOT Temporary Provisional), or Standard Certificate from Kentucky;
  • Have completed an undergraduate major (or equivalent) in the desired certification area;
  • Document a passing score on the PRAXIS II exam(s) required for the desired teaching area;
  • Provide evidence of at least one year of successful teaching experience in the discipline of the desired certification area, OR evidence of satisfactory completion of a methods course (including a field experience component) in the desired certification area; and
  • Provide documentation of at least two years successful teaching experience and a valid teaching certificate from another state, OR documentation of a passing score on the Principles of Learning and Teaching exam.

Approved by Professional Education Council, 2/14/07.

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