Educator candidates will soon have the opportunity to use online proctoring to take specific content knowledge and basic skills assessments. Read the announcement.
The latest information on upcoming events, deadlines, and other news related to the Professional Educator Standards Board and the Paraeducator Board.
At the November 2020 meeting, the Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB) approved a case-by-case exception process for educators who do not pass the content knowledge assessment; a policy that will become effective in late December 2020. Read the announcement.
Based on educator feedback, PESB has made updates to PGP templates and several new resources have been created and posted to the PESB website. Read the announcement.
The edTPA is a performance assessment for pre-service teachers. Revisions to the edTPA are now being considered in order to better reflect and support Washington’s students and teacher communities. Read the announcement.
Learn about updates to the paraeducator certificate program, and September board meeting decisions. See the newsletter.
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.
We are currently recruiting for a Legislative and Policy Liaison to join our team of dynamic and dedicated individuals. Read the announcement.