If you have questions about your certificate, please contact the OSPI Certification Office at (360) 725-6400 or firstname.lastname@example.org. They have access to your certification records and can best respond to your questions.
Both prospective and current educators will find this section useful. It contains information on the various pathways into and through the education profession.
Becoming an educator
Becoming an educator contains information about how to become an educator in Washington, whether you are interested in earning your license for the first time or are already a licensed teacher in another state. Paraeducators seeking to advance their career will find relevant information on the Paraeducator Board’s for current paraeducators page.
Current Washington educators
Current Washington educators contains information useful to those already holding a Washington State teaching license, including:
- Professional Growth Plans (PGPs)
- ProTeach Portfolio
- STEM and TPEP certificate renewal requirements
- Suicide prevention training
General information for educators
This page provides quick links that may be of interest to both prospective and current educators, such as information on Washington State certificate endorsements, fingerprinting, and a general educator FAQ.