WA Certification Requirements and Available Licenses

Washington Certification Requirements and Available Licenses

LICENSES AVAILABLE THROUGH WGU
 

Early Childhood Education

Elementary Education

Special Education

Middle Level Mathematics

Middle Level Science

Social Studies

Mathematics

Designated Science: Biology

Designated Science: Chemistry

Designated Science: Earth and Space Science

Designated Science: Physics

English Language Learner

Residency Administrator (First Issue) - Principal

 

Apply for a Limited Teaching Certificate while enrolled in a WGU program: WA Limited Teacher Certificates

 

Washington has the following general requirements for all initial teacher certification applicants:

1. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a Bachelor's degree or higher program from a regionally accredited college or university.

2. PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a teacher education program that is approved to lead to teacher certification in the home-state of the program and recommendation for certification by the approved program.

3. BASIC SKILLS EXAM: Passing scores on one of the West-B basic skills exam

4. CONTENT EXAMS: Passing scores on the required subject matter examinations.

5. BACKGROUND CLEARANCE: Fingerprint clearance resulting from completing the required background check.


6. TEACHING PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT: Completion of the Washington Teaching Performance Assessment requirement.

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