The university's Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). oversees all teacher preparation programs. All programs leading to a teaching certificate and endorsements must meet current Washington State requirements. Additionally, all teacher preparation majors and minors must conform to the credit requirements appropriate for the degree offered (see CWUP 5-50-110). Programs leading to teaching certification require the Professional Education Program Sequence (49-56 credits) in addition to the endorsement program.
(1) Discipline - Specific Teaching Programs
Endorsements in content specific areas (e.g., English/Language Arts, History, and Physics) are the responsibility of the content specific departments (e.g., English, History, and Physics Departments respectively).
(2) General - Teaching Endorsement Programs
These are the responsibility of the department of teacher education programs and include those leading to endorsement in Bilingual, Early Childhood, Elementary, English as a Second Language, Reading, and Special Education.