NOTE for Washington State students: Eligibility for initial educator certification in Washington is based on completion of a state approved educator preparation program. This program is approved in California. Even though you may be residing in Washington while in this program, your application for educator certification in Washington will be processed as an out-of-state application. Go to http://pathway.pesb.wa.gov/outofstate for more information. Educators are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for educator advancement.