If you are looking for individual certificate information, please visit the OSPI Certification website.
These pages contain information on PESB’s current approved teacher preparation programs, alternative routes to teaching, and testing requirements.
For information on applying for your Washington State certificate or for questions about your individual situation, please contact the OSPI Certification Office.
Finding a Preparation Program
Finding a Preparation Program contains information on PESB’s currently approved teacher preparation programs with links to each program’s website.
Alternative Routes to Certification
Alternative routes are designed for career changers and for individuals already working in the school system who want to transition to full-time teaching. Find more information on the Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification page.
Teaching Certificates and Tests
Teaching Certificates and Tests contains information on the types of certificates available in Washington State and the state testing requirements for new educators.