For Those Who Hold A Residency Administrator Certificate
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For Those Who Hold a Residency Administrator Certificate


If you hold a RESIDENCY ADMINISTRATOR'S CERTIFICATE in Washington, you have the following options:

  • Reissuance of the Residency Administrator's Certificate - apply online (You may have the expiration date on your certificate adjusted or removed, depending on your experience as an administrator in Washington.) If you have completed two consecutive years in the role specific to your certification and have a contract for the 3rd year with the same employer, then you need to apply to have the Residency certificate reissued with a 5-year expiration date. Here is the form to document this.
  • Renew the residency certificate for two years based on enrollment in an Administrator ProCert Program. Contact the program where enrolled in professional certificate program to begin the renewal process.
  • Renew the residency certificate for five years.  This option to renew via 150 clock hours during the validity period of the certificate is available to residency principals and program administrators whose certificate is dated, but who are not serving in the role.
  • Renew the residency certificate for three years. This option is available to residency principals and program administrators whose certificate has an expiration date on or prior to June 30, 2019. This is a paper-only application; it will not be available in the ECert system.
  • Obtain a Substitute Administrator's Certificate.

Please note: Administrators serving in the role for any FTE within a year, counts as a year of service with the administrator certificate. Once the administrator completes two consecutive years of service, then he or she can apply for reissuance and work towards professional certification.


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   Updated 6/15/2017

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