For Those Who Hold Initial Principal, Program Administrator Certificates
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For Those Who Hold Initial Principal,
Program Administrator Certificates

Washington state requires that all individuals serving as principals in public schools must hold a valid Washington Principal certificate. Certification for Program Administrator is optional and determined by the employer. If you hold an INITIAL PRINCIPAL'S or INITIAL PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR'S CERTIFICATE you have the following options:

Additional Information

 


Applying for Conversion to the Residency Administrator's Certificate
Requirements

Principal
Must hold or have held an Initial Principal's Certificate.

Residency Principal's certificate is valid until applicant has completed two years of service as a principal, vice-principal, or assistant principal in Washington.


  Application

Please note: The form 4001F must be submitted with your application or mailed with your official transcripts.

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   Electronic Certification Application

 

Program Administrator
Must hold or have held an Initial Program Administrator's Certificate.

Residency Program Administrator's Certificate is valid until applicant has completed two years of service as a program administrator in Washington.


  Application

Please note: The form 4001F must be submitted with your application or mailed with your official transcripts.

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   Electronic Certification Application

 


To Apply for a Continuing Administrator's Certificate
For persons holding a valid Initial Administrator's Certificate
(valid for five year periods)

Requirements

Principal
Must have:

  • verification of 3 contracted school years of full-time employment as a principal, vice principal, or assistant principal
  • a course or coursework in issues related to abuse, which must include information related to identification of physical, emotional, sexual, and substance abuse; the impact on learning and behavior; the responsibilities of a teacher to report abuse or to provide assistance to victimized children; and methods of teaching about abuse and its prevention
  • verification of 15 quarter hours (10 semester hrs) or 150 clock hours, or equivalent, of graduate course work (in consultation with and approved by employer) based on performance domains included in WAC 181-78A-270(2) and taken subsequent to the issuance of the initial principal's certificate 


  Application

Please note: The form 4020F and 4001D must be submitted with your application or mailed with your official transcripts.

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   Electronic Certification Application

 

Program Administrator
Must have:

  • completed, subsequent to the baccalaureate degree, a total of 30 quarter hours (20 semester hours) of graduate-level study in education or hold a doctorate in education.
  • at least 180 days (one year) of experience as a program administrator.
  • a course or coursework in issues related to abuse, which must include information related to identification of physical, emotional, sexual, and substance abuse; the impact on learning and behavior; the responsibilities of a teacher to report abuse or to provide assistance to victimized children; and methods of teaching about abuse and its prevention


  Application

Please note: The form 4020F must be submitted with your application or mailed with your official transcripts.

LOGIN TO APPLY
   Electronic Certification Application

 

 

 

   Updated 4/27/2016

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