This data shows the percentage of beginning teachers who persisted as teachers in their initial district or in their initial school 1 year later.
First credential teacher completers are beginning teacher candidates who have finished their preparation program. They could be from either a traditional route program or one of Washington’s four alternative routes to teacher certification. [Read more…] about First credential teacher counts by educator preparation program provider
PESB encourages preparation program providers to work with state and local agencies to address specific endorsement or educator role shortages. [Read more…] about Endorsements recommended by educator preparation program providers
The overall number and percentage of new educators and teacher being hired in Washington State who are people of color has been rising. The 2016-2017 year particularly saw a noticeable change in the number of educators of color being hired, but it will be some years before the volume of new educators entering the profession will be reflected in the diversity of the entire workforce. [Read more…] about Hiring rates of diverse beginning teachers and educators statewide
75% of beginning teachers from Washington teacher preparation programs have found employment as a Washington public school teacher one year after their certification. By 3 years after their certification, 84% of newly certified teachers have been hired as a WA public school teacher. [Read more…] about Beginning teacher time to hire