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Out-of-State Applicants

Review the application types below to find the application that's right for you based on your current status.

Certificates you may apply for if you completed an out-of-state administrator preparation program.

This list contains full and limited administrator certificates. Limited certificates must be initiated by a Washington State employer on behalf of the educator who is not eligible for full certification.

Full Principal and Program Administrator Certification Application Types

Full Superintendent Certification Application Types

  • Initial Superintendent - Select this if you are applying for your first Superintendent Certificate in the state of Washington.
  • Substitute Superintendent - Select this if you completed a superintendent preparation program or hold or have held a full Superintendent Administrator Certificate in another state with at least three years of out-of-state experience in the role.

Limited Principal Certification Application Types

Limited certificates must be initiated by a state of Washington employer on behalf of the educator who is not eligible for full certification in the State of Washington

  • Conditional Administrator (Principals Only) - Select this if you are working with a Washington employer and have completed a bachelor's degree, but have not yet completed your principal preparation program and master's degree.