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In-State Program Completer Applicants
Full and Limited certificates you may apply for if you are completing or have completed a state of Washington approved teacher preparation program.

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Out-of-State Applicants
Full and Limited certificates you may apply for if you have completed an out-of-state teacher preparation program.

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Already Washington Certified Educators
Full and Limited certificates you may apply for if you have previously held or currently hold a Washington Teaching Certificate.

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Career and Technical Education
Full and Limited certificates you may apply for if you are looking to gain or have already held a Career Tech Certification.


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Career and Technical Education Applicants

Review the application types below to find the application that's right for you based on your current status.

If you are looking to gain or have already held a Career and Technical Education Certificate.

Certificate Types

Initial - This is the first tier certificate that an educator can apply for if they have completed either the university route or the business and industry route program and hold the required experience.

Renewal of Initial - Select this if previously held or currently hold an Initial CTE Certificate.

Continuing - This is the second tier certificate that an educator can apply for once they have held an Initial CTE Certificate and have met the requirements to upgrade their certificate.

Renewal of Continuing - Select this if previously held or currently hold a Continuing CTE Certificate.

Conditional* - An educator can work with a state of Washington school district or skill center that wants to hire them for a position based upon their experience and expertise in a specific specialty area. This certificate must be initiated by a school district on the educator’s behalf.

CTE Counselor - Select this to learn more about gaining or renewing the CTE Counselor Certificate. Starting July 1, 2018, this certificate will no longer be offered. Please refer to the Career Guidance Specialist certificate requirements. Career Guidance Specialist Application - Form 4073 (Probationary or Initial) | Form 4073C (Continuing)

Occupational Information Specialist - Select this to learn more about gaining or renewing the CTE Occupational Information Specialist Certificate. Starting July 1, 2018, this certificate will no longer be offered. Please refer to the Career Guidance Specialist certificate requirements. Career Guidance Specialist Application - Form 4073 (Probationary or Initial) | Form 4073C (Continuing)

CTE Director - Select this to learn more about gaining or renewing the CTE Director Certificate.

 

* Limited certificate. If an educator is eligible to hold a full teaching certificate, then they would not qualify for any of the Limited certificates.


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