PESB is proposing to increase certificate fees by $1 for each year of validity. PESB welcomes input from stakeholders, partners, and the general public. Learn more.
The latest information on upcoming events, deadlines, and other news related to the Professional Educator Standards Board and the Paraeducator Board.
Learn about updates to the paraeducator certificate program, and September board meeting decisions. Read the newsletter.
We are hosting an informational webinar for clock hours providers on Friday, September 24, 2021, at 9 a.m. Learn more.
Beginning this September, PESB will convene a series of public and private listening sessions, as well as publish an online survey, to hear your feedback and insight on the first draft of the revised standards and training rubric. Read the announcement.
We are looking for individuals within Washington’s education community to serve as grant application reviewers. Learn more.
Beginning school year 2021-22, districts must now provide 14 hours of training towards the general certificate to all paraeducators that have completed their Fundamental Course of Study (FCS). We would like to provide district staff with an opportunity to convene in small, virtual “share fairs” to listen and learn from one another about their implementation efforts. Learn more.
The LEADER initiative, with $13.8 million invested over eight years, will focus on increasing community representation in teaching, supporting the systems changes needed to sustain these educators and leaders, and supporting the transformation toward just and equitable educator preparation programs, districts, and schools. Read the announcement.