Teacher Education Outreach Programs
WWU Teacher Certification Programs in Seattle, Everett & Bremerton
Interested in becoming a certified teacher but don’t have time for or access to Western’s main campus teacher education classes? In addition to our traditional academic teacher certification programs, Western offers students around the region the opportunity to take evening classes several nights a week toward a variety of teacher certifications and endorsements at three WWU outreach sites:
Teacher Certification at WWU Outreach Sites
Western’s nontraditional teacher preparation program is designed for students who hold a transferable Associate of Arts degree (DTA) from a Washington State community college, have satisfied Western's General University Requirements, or have a bachelor’s degree and are seeking teacher certification.
Students who are accepted into the program take classes at WWU outreach sites in Seattle, Everett or Bremerton to earn one of the following:
- Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE) with a residency teacher certificate and an elementary education endorsement; OR
- Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE) with a residency teacher certificate and dual endorsements in special and elementary education; OR
- A Post-Baccalaureate residency teacher certificate with elementary education endorsement.
For more information on program requirements, schedules, and expectations, please review the Teacher Ed Outreach Program FAQ handout.
Additional Endorsements and Master’s in Teaching
Western’s outreach program also offers endorsements in Elementary Education and Special Education for teachers who already hold a Washington State Teaching Certificate. We also administer an evening Master’s in Teaching program at our Everett site.
For more information on how we might be able to help you become a certified teacher in Washington State, please explore the links at the left to learn about Western’s outreach program admissions, schedules, and requirements.