Alternative pathways to teaching programs offer alternative routes to a teaching certificate in Washington. This list is just the alternative route programs available this year. You may also want to view the list of all approved educator preparation programs in Washington and their approved endorsements.
As a supplement to this tool, please view the alternative route program map (document), which visually represents what programs work closely with what school districts in Washington State.
For more information about a program, please contact the program directly using the information listed in the table below. “More information” includes their contact details.
Note: Providers that have been awarded an Alternative Route Block Grant have been awarded additional funding for candidate scholarships and support. These providers also have partnered with school districts to address local need for teachers. Contact the providers for more information.