Online PD Courses for teachers in Washington (WA)
(not a Washington teacher, click here to find your state)
How do I keep and renew a teaching certificate in Washington?
Teachers use online professional development and continuing education courses to renew a teaching certificate in Washington.
1 semester credit = 15 clock hours.
Beginning on September 1, 2019, renewal applications for residency, professional, initial, and continuing teacher and CTE certificates that hold certain endorsements must document completion of at least 15 clock hours with an emphasis on STEM integration. STEM integration is the authentic combination of at least two of the STEM components (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). The requirement applies to the following currently offered STEM area endorsements:
- Agriculture Education
- Business and Marketing Education
- Computer Science
- CTE (All Areas)
- Designated Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Space Science; Physics
- Early Childhood Education
- Elementary Education
- Family and Consumer Sciences Education
- Mathematics; Middle Level Mathematics
- Science; Middle Level Science
- Technology Education
How do I contact the WA Office of Public Instruction?
Contact the Washington Office of Public Instruction
600 Washington St. SE
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
The information and courses listed on this page are presented as of March 9th, 2020. Please note that state licensing requirements and school district approval processes may change and it is the responsibility of each teacher to know their licensing requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional development and licensing requirements. Professional Learning Board does not guarantee acceptance by your school, district or licensing authority.