Adding Additional Endorsements
SPED, ECE and K-8 Elementary
Retooling Endorsements: Current Educators adding a K-8 Endorsement, SPED Endorsement or an Early Childhood Education Endorsement
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.
Washington State Teaching Certificate
Required content tests for desired endorsement (NES/WEST-E)
Field placement (current or found placement site)
Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
Applications accepted: Open
Applicant selection and notification: Continuous
Teachers complete online contents work, assessments, and assignments.
Field Supervisors observe and complete field assessment
Expected exit: Upon completion of required elements
Endorsement areas for this program: Elementary K-8, Early Childhood Education and SPED
Cost is based on an assessment of the teacher's prior coursework and experience. The total cost is $3,500 plus NES/WEST E tests and texts associated with each course.
Note: NWED does not participate in the PESB Retooling Conditional Loan Program. NWED does offer a no interest 10 month payment plan. This plan splits the $3500 into 10 monthly payments. The endorsement recommendation is made at completion of the plan.
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