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Professional Certification

Professional Certificates

The Professional Certificate is the advanced-level certificate for Washington state educators. SPU's Center for Professional Education offers a 4-credit ProTeach Support Seminar for teachers, and 6-credit Professional Certificate programs for administrators and school counselors.

Our Professional Certification programs follow a blended cohort model emphasizing the values of reflection and collaboration.

ProTeach Support Seminar
As a Washington state teacher, you must earn a Professional Certificate prior to the expiration of your Residency Certificate. SPU's Center for Professional Education offers the ProTeach Support Seminar to help you prepare to submit your portfolio assessment. Learn more

Administrator Professional Certification
As a Washington state administrator, you must earn a Professional Certificate prior to the expiration of your Residency Certificate. SPU's Center for Professional Education offers a 10-month (August to June) program to help you meet state requirements for Professional Certification. Develop and demonstrate competencies as a leader with the ability to transform schools and impact student learning. Learn more

School Counselor (ESA) Professional Certification
As a Washington state school counselor, you must earn a Professional Certificate prior to the expiration of your Residency Certificate. SPU's Center for Professional Education offers a ten month (August to June) program to guide eligible candidates through the Professional Certification process. Refine reflective practice and demonstrate competencies to develop leadership goals and positively impact student learning. Learn more

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