Initial ESA Certification Transition Course 101

Initial ESA Certification Transition Course 101

Summer 2023

Tue, June 20 12:00 AM - Fri, July 28 2023 11:59 PM


  • Craig Bailey
  • Tawni Barlow
  • Franklin Day


This course satisfies the Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB) requirement of 15 clock hours/one semester of course work required as one piece of obtaining the Initial ESA Certification requirements in Washington State for School health specialists as detailed on the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) website.  Please see the following link for further information about ESA requirements for your specialty: 

The outcomes of the course will include an understanding of school and special education law.  Participants will learn and demonstrate knowledge focused on the following course areas: understanding state and federal laws, school culture, the provision of services to students, knowledge of school-based intervention programs for students, team building and collaboration, awareness of state standards in the respective related service occupational field, and awareness of the individual regulations within the public education setting. These core areas help prepare professionals for public school service.

This is an online course, so you will need continuous, reliable internet access and be proficient in utilizing online applications and technology. While you are not required to be at your computer at a specific time, the course will be broken into 4 modules that must be completed within the given deadlines. Each week, you will be required to participate in assigned readings, a written reflection assignment, a quiz, and discussion board posts and responses. 

Please update your profile with the correct email address to send you materials. 

 CANCELLATION: A full refund of the registration fee, less the $10 administrative fee, is available if your cancellation is received 5 days before

 the first class day. Full refunds will be issued if the course is canceled by NEWESD 101. The book is non-returnable after the access code is used. The registration fee is non-refundable after June 13, 2023. Credit card refunds will be issued from the Business Office and may take up to 30 days to process. 

 CLOCK HOURS: A maximum of 20.00 clock hours, for a fee of $60.00, will be available upon completion of the class. After submission of the clock hour form to Canvas, you will be prompted to complete an evaluation of the course through pdEnroller once clock hours have been submitted by NEWESD 101. Clock hours may take up to four weeks to be processed following the course completion. 


  • Tue, June 20 - Fri, July 28 2023
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Online Course


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Professional Hours

Clock Hour Number: 2223-0460
20.00 Clock Hours $60.00
20.00 Equity


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