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Now Accepting Applications for the 2021-2023 Cohort! Part-time and full-time options are available.

  • Priority deadline: March 15, 2021
  • Final deadline: June 1, 2021
  • Classes begin Summer 2021!

Program Requirements

  • Earned Associates Degree (or higher) from a regionally accredited institution
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • BAS-Teaching Prerequisite Coursework
  • Scores on the WEST-B, SAT, or ACT
  • Passed Criminal Background Check (completed through the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, OSPI)

Application Requirements

  • Application to Wenatchee Valley College (if not currently enrolled)
  • Application to BAS-Teaching Program
  • Submitted WEST-B, SAT, or ACT scores to WVC
  • Three (3) Professional and/or Academic References (2 of the 3 should be from current supervisors or others who formally evaluate your work)
  • Resume or CV
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary education programs (upload unofficial transcripts - official transcripts will be submitted after admission).
  • Submitted two (2) Admission Essays
    • What are your professional goals? How do you believe that obtaining BAS-Teaching will impact or improve your future practice? (250-500 words).
    • Describe the most pressing educational needs in your community. Identify how you might address those needs as a prepared teacher (250-500 words). 
  • Completed FAFSA or WAFSA and any other applicable financial aid forms
  • Pay application fee for $50
  • Interview with Early Childhood Education faculty (scheduled upon submission of application)