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Puget Sound ESD 121 and Northwest ESD 189 are no longer processing certification applications. Please contact another ESD for your certification activities.
How do I BECOME CERTIFIED in Washington? (basic requirements)
For those who do not qualify for the initial CTE teaching certificate, there are two limited certificates available to meet the needs of employers:
NOTE: Individuals cannot request these certificates without coordinating with a school district
or skills center.
Old Capitol Building, PO Box 47200, 600 Washington St. S.E., Olympia, WA 98504-7200 (360) 725-6000 TTY (360) 664-3631
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