CityU of Seattle Startalk (Teacher)
CityU of Seattle Startalk Teacher Certification
Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish
- June 29, 2019 – July 19, 2019: (Face-to-face)
- Chong Wa Benevolent Assn. Hall, Seattle, WA
Our program outcome is to recruit 15 fluent speakers of Chinese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish at the novice teaching level (pre-service) to take nine undergraduate quarter credits towards Washington state teacher certification. Teacher candidates will be enrolled in one of CityU of Seattle's Alternative Routes to teacher certification program. The face to face part of the program runs 15 days (June 29-July 19), with a pre-program component (June 22-28) for a total of 90 instructional hours, not including outside assignments and the pre-program online component. After the summer program, teacher candidates will take an additional 14 credits during the academic year, completing student teaching by the end of spring quarter and taking and passing the edTPA in June. Teacher candidates will then apply for a Washington State Residency Teaching Certificates. During the certification program, teacher candidates will also be eligible to take the Designated World Language endorsement test to be certified to teach Chinese, Korean. Portuguese or Spanish.