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College of Education

Professional Development and Partnerships

The College of Education provides professionals with opportunities to develop their knowledge of learning and teaching through the Office of Professional and Continuing Education. Our regional and national partners include P-12 schools, colleges and educational service districts, non-profit agencies and corporations.  

For Educators 

High-quality professional development opportunities include:

Continuing Education: Opportunities for educators to earn Washington state clock hours or post-baccalaureate credits.

Professional Certificates: Professional certificates include principal certification, TESOL and community college teaching.

Endorsement Academies: Endorsement academies online allow certified teachers to become endorsed in a variety of high need subject areas.

For Partners 

Partnership opportunities include:

Clock and credit hours: Educators may apply to offer Washington state clock hours, post-baccalaureate credits or continuing education units to provide educators with educational workshops, trainings and conferences. 

Conferences: Seattle University offers an opportunity to hold workshops and conferences in a unique, full-service location, just minutes from the heart of Seattle. 

Endorsement Academies: School districts may partner with the College of Education to develop and offer endorsement academies for their teachers targeted to the needs of the district. 

Professional Certificates: The College of Education helps institutions, corporations and non-profit agencies develop certificates designed to meet specific needs in the community.