ProCert Prep

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Program Description

ProCert Prep is designed to assist you in the creation of a strong portfolio to submit to ProTeach for assessment. PLU is excited to offer this all online support program with a variety of options allowing you to choose a support model that fits your needs.

This comprehensive 1-year (two semester) option is best for ProTeach candidates who desire extensive support. This program will help you complete your Professional Growth Needs Assessment. You will be guided in: goal setting based upon the Needs Assessment, writing Entries 1, 2, 3, and capturing quality evidence of practice. Candidates also focus on strong descriptive, reflective, and analytical writing for portfolio entries. Candidates can choose either the Fall or Spring start date.

Program Structure

  • Online, real-time cohort meetings with experienced facilitators.
  • Twice monthly meeting on weekday afternoons/evenings for fall and spring semester.
  • 24-7 access to ProCert Prep support materials through exclusive online tools.
  • Individual guidance and feedback for understanding and implementing ProCert standards and entry development.
  • 10 Graduate level credits (150 clock hours). Successful candidates can include credits (at no additional charge) into the Master of Arts-Instructional Leadership program.

ProCert Prep Program Tuition and Fees

Non-Refundable Application Fee – $40.00* (checks made payable to PLU)

Tuition: $500* per semester

*Tuition and Fees subject to change.


To join the ProCert Prep program in addition to completing the application, you must submit:

  • A Copy of Your Current Washington State Residency Teaching Certificate
  • College Transcripts (official or unofficial)
  • $40 non-refundable application fee (checks made payable to PLU)
  • Have access to a computer and internet along with a headset with a built in microphone (Logitech is a good brand) and a webcam.

All application materials must be submitted on or before Friday, August 30th to be considered for the 2014-2015 ProCert Prep Program. For questions please email or call 253-535-8378

Click here for a draft of the 2014-2015 program schedule.


Phone: 253-535-8378
Fax: 253-535-7184

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