Native Education Certificate Program

The Native Education Certificate Program cultivates the educator's ability to create meaningful and effective relationships with Native American students through a perspective of being a community-based teacher. Educators will develop the expertise of engaging Native students, families, and communities in instruction to ensure Native students thrive and succeed making school and future careers relevant to the pressing needs of Native communities.

Special Education

Develop the expertise to help students with disabilities achieve their potential. We offer several options for students interested in working with children from birth through adulthood, as well as their families.

Seattle Teacher Residency

The Seattle Teacher Residency (STR) prepares residents to become teachers in the context of, and for classrooms in Seattle Public Schools. This Master in Teaching program for individuals interested in elementary or special education blends classroom apprenticeship with aligned, graduate-level course work and an intensive resident/mentor partnership.  Graduates have a solid foundation in research-based teaching practice and a deep knowledge of curricula and resources used in Seattle schools.

School Psychology

Provides strong background in the scientific foundations for the practice of school psychology, with coursework and practice in assessment, consultation and intervention/counseling as well as training in applying current research knowledge and theory to educational services.