Teacher Education Admissions

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Preschool - 3rd Grade

The Early Childhood Education Program is available in Bellingham and Bremerton and is for candidates seeking a profession in early childhood education and specialization in working with young children and their families.

Admission Deadline:

Apply by March 1st for Fall Quarter admission.

Kindergarten - 8th Grade

The Elementary Education Professional Program centers an anti-bias, anti-racist, social justice philosophy and leads to a recommendation to the state of Washington for a teaching certificate with an Elementary Education endorsement. 

Application Deadlines:

Fall Admission: March 1

Winter Admission: September 15

Spring Admission: January 15

Non-Certification Non-school setting

This plan of study is designed to prepare students to work with individuals (e.g., children, youth, and adults) with disabilities outside of traditional school settings.

Admission Deadlines:

Fall Quarter: March 1st

Winter Quarter: September 15th

Spring Quarter: January 15th
 

Preschool - 12th Grade 5th - 12th Grade

The Secondary Education program is designed for students who want to become teachers at the middle or high school level. The program leads to a recommendation to the State of Washington for a teaching certificate with an endorsement in at least one subject area.

Admission Deadlines:

Fall Quarter: February 15

Winter Quarter: September 1st

Preschool - 3rd Grade

This plan of study is designed to prepare personnel to work with children from birth through eight years who have been identified as at-risk for developmental delay or disability and with their families. 

Admission Deadlines:

Fall Quarter: March 1st

Preschool - 12th Grade

If you want to be an elementary classroom teacher and/or a special education teacher, this program is for you.

At the end of your program, you will be qualified to apply for two endorsements, one in special education and one in elementary education. 

Application Deadlines:

Fall Quarter: March 1st

Winter Quarter: September 15th

Spring Quarter: January 15th

Preschool - 12th Grade

If you want to be a regular classroom teacher in a secondary setting (e.g., middle school math, high school English, etc.) and/or a special education teacher with unique skills, especially in instructional methods and transitions from school to community, this program is for you.

Application Deadlines:

Fall Quarter: March 1st

Winter Quarter: September 15th

Spring Quarter: January 15th