NWED Certification Program
In this traditional program, candidates begin their experience and coursework simultaneously in the fall or spring.
They are hosted by a cooperating teacher in his/her classroom for at least one full semester. They complete online content modules, assignments, reflections and teach independently for eight full weeks. They are assigned a supervisor to guide their experience.
This program works for individuals who can balance coursework and the demands of the classroom experience for an extended amount of time.
English Language Arts
SPED/General Education *
Early Childhood Education/General Education *
For list of completion requirements:
* The state of Washington now requires new teacher candidate to have dual endorsements for the SPED and Early Childhood Education endorsements. See for more details. General Education refers to endorsements like Elementary, Mathematics ELA etc.