Washington university receives grants to support Indigenous educators


Last updated 1/3/2018 at 4:02pm


New grants at WSU will benefit teachers in training-and eventually students.

PULLMAN, Wash.-Washington State University has received two state grants from the state's Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB) to help indigenous educators become state-certified teachers.

The PESB is responsible to oversee the state's teacher preparation, certification and continuing education through traditional methods as well as alternative routes.

The first award, for $210,000, is a project called Ti'tooq'an Cuukweneewit AlterNATIVE Route. The project focuses on Indigenous educators, many of whom are currently teaching in language and early childhood programs within their Tri...

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