Programs Equivalent to Professional Certificate
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Comparable Procedures

Reciprocity:  According to WAC 180-79A-257 out-of-state candidates for the Professional Certificate may qualify if they have completed an advanced level certification procedure approved by the state board of education as equivalent to that required in Washington for the Professional Certificate AND verification of five years teaching experience in a P-12 setting..

List of States:  Teachers holding the Wisconsin Masters Educator License, or the Ohio Professional Teaching License (five year license) have completed a procedure considered comparable to Washington's Professional Certificate Program. No other state certification procedures have been identified as comparable by the Professional Educator's Standards Board (PESB).


   Updated 3/8/2018

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