Teacher Retooling: Adding Endorsements

NWED is pleased to announce a retooling program that allows certified teachers the opportunity to earn a new endorsement in a streamlined, efficient, and economical process.

Endorsements Available

  • Early Childhood Education (P-3)

  • Elementary Education (K-8)

  • Special Education (P-12)

Program Outline

  • Open Enrollment - Apply Anytime

  • Continuous Enrollment 

  • Required testing

  • Online module work, assessments, and assignments.

  • Field observations and evaluation

  • Recommendation upon completion of required elements

  • Program duration is 4 to 6 months

Cost*

$3,500 plus testing and course texts

Entrance Requirements

  • Completed Application

  • Washington State Teaching Certificate

  • Field placement (current or found placement site)

  • Official transcripts from your teacher certificate program

Required Testing

All candidates must take the appropriate NES/WEST-E for their endorsement. NWED cannot accept any out of state testing. The required testing is listed below.

Register for Tests

*NWED does not participate in the PESB Retooling Conditional Loan Program.  However, NWED does offer a no interest 10 month payment plan.  Candidates are not recommended for the endorsement until they have paid in full.  

Required Tests

Endorsement

Early Childhood Education

Elementary Education

Special Education

Test

Test #

Test Name

Score

NES

NES

NES

WEST-E

101

102

103

070

Early Childhood Education

Elementary Education Subtest I

Elementary Education Subtest II

220

220

220

240

Special Education