This website provides supplementary materials to assist you in understanding the content and format of the Washington Educator Skills Test—Basic (WEST–B).

WEST–B Test Objectives

The content covered by the WEST–B is defined by the set of test objectives provided below.

WEST–B Study Guide

This guide describes the WEST–B subtests and provides suggestions on how to prepare for the test, sample test questions, and answers to the sample test questions.

Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirements

WEST–B test questions reflect knowledge and skills described in textbooks, the Washington Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALRs), curriculum guides, and certification standards. Select the following link to view the EALRs in HTML format on the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction website: