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For questions:
   (360) 725-6400
   (9:00 am-12:00 pm,
   1:00 pm-4:30 pm)
   cert@k12.wa.us

Open to the public
Monday-Friday
8:00 am-5:00 pm

Office closed daily from
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

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Teachers Administrators ESA CTE

In order to better serve you, when you contact our office, please provide your certificate number, or complete name and date of birth.

The Professional Certification Office is open daily from 8:00 AM -12:00 and 1:00 - 5:00 PM. All application fees must be receipted by 4:00 PM.

Due to the high volume of certification applications, our office has adjusted phone line service hours. Customer service reps will be available daily from 1:00-4:30 pm to assist with your certification questions.

If unable to call during those hours, you may also email our office at cert@k12.wa.us or visit our website at www.k12.wa.us

New E-Certification for Washington State Educators

Educator Updates:


Email responses are currently taking 5-7 days due to the high volume of calls and emails we are receiving. Thank you for your patience, all questions will be answered as quickly as possible in the order they are received.

Application Processing Status

This week (9/2/14) we are reviewing the following:

- Applications received the week of 6/20/14
- Clock hour reports received the week of 7/18/14
- CTE applications received the week of 7/1/14
- ESA applications received the week of 6/24/14
- Administrator applications received the week of 7/9/14

Once an application is reviewed, it will take approximately 5-7 business days to mail information to the applicant. This office does NOT accept faxed or e-mailed applications. Your application, with original signature, and any supporting materials, must be filed with our office for action to be taken.
* If your address has changed since you submitted your application, please complete our change of address form.

Total certificate actions processed in 2013: 29,326
Total certificate actions processed in 2012: 25,770


 

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