WELCOME TO ESD-U
ESD-U is an alternative pathway to certification that supports a “grow your own” partnership with local districts. This residency-based teaching certification program offers Route 2, 3, and 4, as well as a “retooling” route for currently certified teachers seeking to add an endorsement.
INITIAL TEACHER CERTIFICATION
Paraeducators, career changers, emergency substitutes & conditionally certified teachers can view the 22-23 Application Link & Materials.
RETOOLING & ADDING AN ENDORSEMENT
Currently certified teachers adding an endorsement can view the 22-23 Application Link & Materials.