OverviewWashington State University's ProTeach Support Program provides guidance and encouragement to teachers working toward their Professional Certificate. Our trained instructors will help you navigate the journey and assist you in preparation of your portfolio. The process can be challenging and confusing. Our instructors will share their expertise with you to make your personal journey as smooth as possible. We can save you time as you move through the process and help you achieve your goal...the Professional Certificate. It is critical that you plan in advanceto determine when you need to get started. You should allow enough time to resubmit if needed.
Completing the process does not indicate you have earned your Professional Certificate. You must receive your passing score before your certificate expires.Teacher candidates benefited from using a support provider and they outperformed those that did not use a support provider (PESB 2011).
Teacher candidates that completed the portfolio within the beginning of their teaching experience performed better than those that completed it with 7 or more years of teaching experience (PESB 2012).