Longtime educator and current principal Omar Escalera is the newest member to be appointed to the Paraeducator Board. Omar was appointed by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and will join his first board meeting Wednesday, September 23. Read the announcement.
The latest information on upcoming events, deadlines, and other news related to the Professional Educator Standards Board and the Paraeducator Board.
We are currently recruiting for a Legislative and Policy Liaison to join our team of dynamic and dedicated individuals. Read the announcement.
An updated and expanded Recruiting Washington Teachers (RWT) curriculum is now available for the 2020-21 school year. Read the announcement.
The Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB) is offering grants of $10,000 to support school districts and tribal compact schools as they implement an RWT or RWT-BEI program. Read the announcement.
At PESB, we recognize that educator candidates are facing new challenges and considerations as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. A new FAQ document and resources are now available to provide clarity and guidance for educator candidates as they navigate meeting edTPA requirements. Read the announcement.
The Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB) is accepting applications for a grant focused on advancing equity within educator preparation programs and schools and colleges of education. Read the announcement.
This newsletter provides key updates and policy changes that were presented at the July board meeting. Read the newsletter.