**In addition to the designated world languages WEST-E test above, applicants
must complete the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
Writing Proficiency Test (WPT) and Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) in the
specific world language, scoring Advanced-Low or higher. Please visit ACTFL at
If you are an out-of-state certificated educator who is seeking certification in Washington your passing score from your state’s teacher certification exam may be used to meet Washington’s content knowledge test requirement.
If you have documentation which clearly shows you passed the exam, you may email, fax, or mail a copy of those results to the Professional Certification Office at Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
If you took a Pearson administered assessment in another state and would like to have your test results reported to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction electronically you can print and submit a
Mail the form and required payment directly to Pearson at the address on the form. Do not mail the form to Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Individuals who hold a valid NBPTS certificate in a subject area or grade level comparable to one of the Washington endorsement areas are exempt from testing requirements for that endorsement area. (See NBPTS Exemption).
Additional information regarding basic skills and endorsement test information click here: