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Field Experience/Student Teaching in Washington


Individuals who will be placed in a student teaching experience/internship will need to obtain a pre-residency clearance prior to placement if they do not already hold a valid Washington certificate. Candidates must show:

  • Must indicate program enrollment in a state approved preparation program where candidate will be placed in an internship in a Washington P-12 school. (Instate college and university student teaching candidates should submit the online application when instructed by their program).
  • Evidence of good moral character and personal fitness.



   Electronic Certification Application

   Updated 9/28/2016

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