Washington university receives grants to support Indigenous educators
Last updated 1/3/2018 at 4:02pm
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...