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.