Professional Certification

The Professional Certificate is the advanced-level certificate for Washington state educators. 

Administrator Professional Certification Based on the January 2017 action by the Professional Educator Standards Board, all Administrator Professional Certification programs concluded in June 2017. As a result, SPU is suspending future Administrator ProCert program offerings. An ongoing review of second-tier licensure will continue under PESB guidance and decisions about potential redesign should occur by 2020.

School Counselor (ESA) Professional Certification Based on a May 2017 action by the Professional Educator Standards Board, Counselor Professional Certification programs conclude in June 2017. As a result, SPU is suspending future Counselor ProCert program offerings.