Substitute Administrator Certificate
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Substitute Administrator Certificate
(valid for life)


The Substitute Certificate enables someone to substitute for any regular administrator for up to 30 consecutive school days. The Substitute Certificate requires the same level of preparation as a regular administrator certificate. 

Must have earned a master's degree from a regionally accredited college/university

Have completed a state-approved college/university administrator preparation program.

Hold or have held a regular Washington certificate in the role.



Includes details on the documents needed and process to obtain certification.

Electronic Certification Application




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