Certification

Teachers Administrators ESA CTE

Updates and Rule Changes

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

TO ACCESS THE E-CERTIFICATION SYSTEM START HERE

If you are a Military Spouse or Military Personnel: After you submit your application online through E-Certification please contact our office for expedited review.


Application Processing Status

This week (11/13/2017) we are reviewing the following:

  • Applications received the week of 10/27/17
  • Clock hour reports received the week of 10/27/17
  • CTE applications received the week of 11/5/17
  • ESA applications received the week of 11/3/17
  • Administrator applications received the week of 10/27/17
  • The customer service staff is currently responding to emails and voicemails within two business days of being received.

There are currently 658 total applications pending review.

Once an application is reviewed, the applicant will be sent notification by E-mail from the E-Certification system. All communication regarding the application status will be done through E-mail, as we no longer mail notices or documents. This office does NOT accept faxed or E-mailed applications. Your E-Certification or paper application, fee, and any supporting materials, must be filed with our office for action to be taken. Once a certificate is issued, the official certificate is available in portable document format (PDF) in the educator's E-Certification account.

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Total certificate actions processed in 2017 to date: 41,757
Total certificate actions processed in 2016: 43,483
Total certificate actions processed in 2015: 40,680
Total certificate actions processed in 2014: 34,951

The Professional Certification Office is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for walk-in customers. All application fees must be receipted by 4 p.m. Our office accepts checks or money orders.

 

   Updated 11/13/2017

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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