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Pre-endorsement Waivers

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A teacher who has completed 24 quarter hours (16 semester credit hours) of the required special education coursework will be eligible for a pre-endorsement waiver which will allow that teacher to be employed as a special education teacher. The remaining credits and all endorsement requirements must be completed within five years of service as a special education teacher (WAC 392-172A-02090).