"I touch the future. I teach." - Christa McAuliffe
Our mission is to prepare student-centered educators to be professionals, leaders, scholars, and practitioners.
Sorry, we do NOT offer online programs.
Contact Robin Showalter, EWU Education Department Graduate Programs
Call 509-359-6492 Monday through Friday or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Principal Graduate Certificate - for teachers with at least three years experience and already have their Master's Degree and now want to obtain their Principal's Certificate.
Educational Leadership Emphasis/Principal Cert - For teachers who desire to prepare for the role of a school leader and do NOT have their Master's Degree. Our candidates are well-grounded in the principles of best practices and current research in educational leadership and management, preparing them to meet the diverse needs of a variety of learing environments. The degree program meets Washington state requirements for a school principal certificate.
Areas of Emphasis that REQUIRE prior teaching certification in Washington State or equivalent:
Curriculum & Instruction - A strong choice for teachers who are active in curriculum choices in their schools or
for completing Principal Certification prerequisites if you do not already have a Master's degree.
Literacy - Designed for classroom and reading coaches.
Area of Emphasis where prior teaching certification is OPTIONAL:
Educational Foundations - Designed for the individual wanting a broad understanding of the history, philsophy and organization of education.
Adult Education - Provides an advanced educational opportunity for persons seeking to work with adults in educational settings.
Early Childhood Education - Designed to provide candidates with or without certification advanced study in the area of Early Childhood Education.
Interested in obtaining your Principal credentials? Contact:
Dr. Lance Potter
313 B Williamson Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
Fall Quarter - application closes September 1st
Winter Quarter - application closes December 15th
Spring Quarter - application closes March 1st
Summer Quarter - application closes June 1st
Master in Teaching - application closes mid-February - 2/18/2016. Only one application period per academic year. Program starts late June - this year 6/20/2016.
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