May 29: Info meeting for teacher certification

Maria-Moscatelli-80RICHLAND, Wash. – Teachers can learn how to earn their professional certification at an information meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 29, in Richland.

The ProTeach information session is at Washington State University Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, in the West Building, Room 240. Representatives from WSU, Gonzaga University and Heritage University will share details about how they support and encourage teachers as they work on second-tier certification.

ProTeach-ad-500Individuals who hold a Washington residency certificate, have taught for a minimum of two years and have accumulated at least 1.5 FTE could be eligible to begin working on their professional certifications, said Maria Moscatelli, director of field services for the College of Education at WSU Tri-Cities. More details are at

For those who qualify, 150 clock hours will be awarded by the state upon successful completion of the ProTeach Portfolio. To verify eligibility, visit

Learn about WSU Tri-Cities and its commitment to dynamic student engagement, dynamic research experiences and dynamic community engagement at
Maria Moscatelli, WSU Tri-Cities College of Education, 509-372-7186,
Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities Marketing and Communications student intern,
Melissa O’Neil Perdue, WSU Tri-Cities Marketing and Communications manager, 509-372-7319, cell/text 509-727-3094,