Retooling Endorsement

Adding an Endorsement for Currently Certified Candidates

"Retooling" candidates currently hold a Washington state teaching certificate and are employed as a teacher in a Washington school district, and are seeking an additional endorsement. Those in a partner district will be prioritized for enrollment. See FAQ page for a list of ESD-U's partner districts.

Educator Retooling Conditional Scholarship Program

Teachers who qualify as retooling candidates can apply for a competitive retooling scholarship through the Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB).

To qualify, you must be licensed as a teacher in the state of Washington, and seeking an endorsement in a shortage subject area. (ESD-U currently offers endorsements in the following shortage areas: English Language Learner, SPED.)
Deadlines for Scholarship Application: January 12 or April 27, 2018

See PESB's website for more details.

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Retooling Application Informational Session 

Facilitator: Mike Esping
Location: ESD 112 Conference Center
Thursday, January 18, 2018, 4:00-5:00 PM
Friday, January 19, 2018, 4:00-5:00 PM
No registration necessary.