Accreditation and Program Approval

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Miller Hall 250 (MH 250)

Mailing Address

Woodring College of Education
Western Washington University
MS 9088
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225-9088

Accreditation and Program Approval

Woodring programs are accredited by:

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education



Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

and approved by:

State of Washington Professional Educator Standards Board
Washington State Department of Health

Our Special Education plus Elementary Education (SPEL) program is recognized by:

Council for Exceptional Children

and our Early Childhood Education program is recognized by:

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation