Class to Cert Program Providers


School 

City University BA Completion   City University
Teacher Certification
 UW  UW  Seattle U
Program  Alternative Routes to Education Alternative Routes to Education  Seattle Teacher Residency Special Education High Incidence Program  Digital Technology and Cultures 
Minimum Eligibility Requirements
 AA degree, passing scores on subtests of WEST-B. Bachelor’s degree, passing scores on all subtests of WEST-B and NES tests for both endorsements  Bachelor’s degree and passing scores on all subtests of WEST-B  Bachelor’s degree and passing scores on all subtests of WEST-B  Transferrable AA degree
Coursework  8 quarters 4 quarters  5 quarters + 2 credits in Fall 1st year teaching  6 quarters  9 quarters 
Placement During Internship  Any school in SPS Any school in SPS  At Title I School TBD by STR  Identified mentor teachers in SPS  Identified mentor teachers in SPS 
Degree Awarded  Bachelor of Arts Teacher certification only  Masters in Teaching  Masters of Education  Bachelors in Digital Technology and Cultures
Endorsements SPED w/K-8 Elementary or ELL w/K-8 Elementary 
SPED w/K-8 Elementary or ELL w/K-8 Elementary  SPED w/K-8 Elementary or ELL w/K-8 Elementary  Special Education w/reading endorsement option  K-8 Elementary w/ELL  
District Support Available First quarter tuition paid by employee, then 50% tuition support (fall – summer quarter), $8,000 conditional loan per year from state. First quarter tuition paid by employee, then full tuition support for remainder of program plus release time for student teaching (if required)  First quarter tuition paid by employee, then 50% tuition support (fall – summer quarter) plus release time for coursework (every Friday and one Tuesday per month)  Up to $15,000 tuition support/year for 2-years (total $30,000) plus access to SPS special education trainings  Up to $14,000 over 2 years plus release time for internship (if required) 
Additional Employee Benefit  Upon successful completion of the program, candidates receive a special education or ELL teaching position in Seattle Public Schools   Upon successful completion of the program, candidates receive a special education or ELL teaching position in Seattle Public Schools  Upon successful completion of the program, candidates receive a teaching position at a Title I school in Seattle Public Schools  Upon successful completion of the program, candidates receive a teaching position in Seattle Public Schools  Upon successful completion of the program, candidates receive a teaching position in Seattle Public Schools (if elementary, must be in Title I, ELL can be at any school) 
For more information  Steve Brown
brownsd@cityu.edu 
Steve Brown
brownsd@cityu.edu 
Michael Nguyen
michaeln@alliance4ed.org 
Selma Powell
selmap@uw.edu 
Julie Kang
altcert@seattleu.edu