Certificate Renewal and Second Tier

A Roadmap for Professional Educators in Washington

Describes a general overview of the credentialing destinations once an individual has earned a residency certificate. As well as, elements related to a teacher’s evaluation. Links are provided for further information and resources.



The Professional Certificate:

Describes the two paths to earning a professional certificate. A teacher can either complete a ProTeach portfolio or earn a National Board Certificate.  Links are provided for further information and resources.



The Residency Certificate

Describes what to know and do once you have earned your Washington’s residency certificate.  As well as, next step to move on to the Washington’s professional certificate. Links are provided for further information and resources.



Career Renewal: 

Describes the options for a teacher to renew their certificates, residency and professional, once they have earned the certificate.  Links are provided for further information and resources.