This is the list of all endorsements available at WSU.
The self-evaluation worksheets (first column) are primarily used for Master in Teaching (MIT) and add-on endorsement applicants.
The checksheets (second column) are used by all students to monitor their progress through the program.
**ML Science is pending in Vancouver
++The Health & Fitness teaching endorsement will not be accepting any new undergraduate students admitted to WSU after fall 2015. Methods courses will be offered until spring 2017 to help students presently enrolled complete their certification.
National Evaluation Series™ (NES®) Tests
The following NES tests have replaced the corresponding WEST–E tests, and may be used to fulfill the requirement for candidates applying for endorsements on Washington residency teaching certificates.
|101||Early Childhood Education|
|102/103||Elementary Education (Subtests I and II)|
|301||English Language Arts|
|104||Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction|
|203||Middle Grades Mathematics|
Washington Educator Skills Test–Endorsements™ (WEST–E™)
|100||Designated World Languages|
|024||Earth and Space Science|
|051||English Language Learners|
|041||Family and Consumer Sciences Education|
|013||Middle Level Science|
Individuals who can provide documentation of the following are exempt from taking the NES or WEST–E:
- A National Board Certificate if there is a direct equivalency between endorsement and the National Board Certificate, as approved by the Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB) and published by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)