Future Teacher Fellows

The Woodring Future Teacher Fellow (FTF) Program is a Route 1, Alternative Route to Certification partnership between Western Washington University and both Highline Public Schools and Mount Vernon Schools.  This two year (8 academic quarters) program is open to Skagit, Whatcom and Western students, in addition to school and/or community members, especially those who are bilingual, have a background in bilingual education or second language acquisition and who demonstrate a commitment to supporting students adding English as an additional language.  Candidates for the Highline program must be bilingual.  Highline fellows will be employed as full-time paid paraeducators with tuition support.  Woodring students are eligible to transfer to this program.

The Future Teacher Fellow Program was featured on KING 5 News! 

Read the article here.