Future Bilingual Teaching Fellows

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The Woodring Highline Future Bilingual Teaching Fellows Program is a Route 1, Community Route to Certification partnership between Western Washington University and Highline Public Schools. This two year (8 academic quarter) program supports employed paraeducators who seek to become K-8 certified teachers (available to current employees and new applicants). Candidates must be bilingual. Highline Fellows will be employed as full-time paid paraeducators. Conditional Loan Scholarships available for tuition support.  Woodring students are eligible to transfer to this program.

Faculty & Staff Contacts

Marsha Riddle Buly, Ph.D.

Director Bilingual Teacher Community Routes, Professor


(360) 650-7348 | MH 305B

Miranda Myers Barker

Program Coordinator


(360) 650-6292 | MH 203C

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