Teaching, Learning & Curriculum

Engage with programs in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum through the UW’s nationally-ranked graduate programs in education. With a shared commitment to equity and justice and changing the status quo in education and society, we employ diverse disciplinary, theoretical and methodological approaches to the teaching and learning of justice oriented knowledge, skills, and orientations in and out of schools.

BECA Bilingual Endorsement

Endorsement
Hybrid
The Bilingual Endorsement program is designed for any certified educators seeking to enhance their ability to better serve and advocate for multilingual learners in their classes, as well as for those who plan to teach in a Dual Language classroom.

Culturally Sustaining Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
On-campus
Prepares students to serve as educators, collaborators, researchers, and advocates with schools, community organizations, colleges and universities, and other learning spaces and to facilitate, design, and enact projects, courses, and programs that promote educational justice in all its forms.

English Language/Multilingual Learners (ELL/MLL) Endorsement

Endorsement
Field-based Hybrid
The ELL/ML Endorsement program is designed for any certified educators seeking to enhance their ability to better serve and advocate for multilingual learners in their classes.

Instructional Leadership

Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Hybrid
Prepare yourself for equity-driven, non-administrative teacher leadership positions. Learn how to foster effective professional development, support student growth, and enhance thriving for all educational stakeholders.

IslandWood Graduate Program

Graduate Certificate
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Field-based
IslandWood offers a unique 10-month immersive residency that prepares environmental educators and fulfills prerequisites for our Master in Teaching programs.

Language, Literacy and Culture

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
On-campus
Explore the dynamic interplay of language, literacy and culture in diverse educational settings, gain a deep understanding of justice, and become part of a supportive community of educators.

Reading Endorsement

Endorsement
Hybrid
This endorsement requires courses and practicum, along with the WEST-E test.

Science or Math Education Specialization

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
On-campus
Our program provides advanced, specialized training in science or mathematics education with emphasis for both elementary and secondary schools.

Teacher Education and Teacher Learning for Justice

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
On-campus
Designed for future researchers and leaders who are committed to advancing intersectional justice in teacher education and teacher learning.

UW Accelerated Certification for Teachers (U-ACT)

Certification
Master in Teaching (M.I.T.)
Online
Designed for full-time educators-of-record in Washington state who are looking for a pathway to earn their residency teaching certificate, initial endorsement and Master in Teaching (M.I.T) degree.