The Library Media Certificate is to endorse students as Library Media Specialists for K-12 schools in Washington State. A student shall complete 28-31 credits of required courses. Candidates must take and pass the WEST-E in library media prior to receiving this certificate.
This is an intensive eight-week, cohort taught over two summers (four weeks the first summer, four weeks the second summer) with a nine-month practicum to take place between the first and second summer. Courses can also be taken online.
The Library Media Certificate is designed for teachers interested in adding a Library Media Endorsement to their teaching certificate. Students desiring admission to the Library Media Certificate must have a valid WA state teaching certificate and at least one year of current teaching experience.