Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST)

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Fall Registration in now open. Please apply HERE and get in touch with the I-BEST navigator now at Fall qtr. starts Sept. 27th

I-BEST Open House

  • See the I-BEST Pathways offered at Bellevue College
  • Meet with an I-BEST teacher and navigator
  • Ask questions
  • Make a plan for future quarters

Come learn about the I-BEST program at our I-BEST Open Houses

  1. Choose a day and time that works for you.
    • Tuesday, August 24th from 11am-12pm.
    • Thursday, September 2nd from 3pm-4pm.
  2. Join us on Zoom. Just click on the Zoom link below during one of the times and dates listed. Join for the whole hour or come when you can.

If you’re receiving Basic Food or cash assistance from DSHS, Workforce Education may be able to help pay for textbooks, childcare, and transportation – apply online to see if you qualify.

I-BEST - College, Work, Career At Your Fingertips

I-BEST (Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training) is a nationally recognized program for English language learners and Basic Skills students who want to start college classes, earn college certificates in Business Computing or Accounting, learn workplace and job search skills, and gain confidence in English, study skills, and career readiness

Who is Ready for I-BEST? | Why I-BEST at Bellevue College? | How Much does it Cost?


Allied Health Program

Allied Health Program Brochure – pdf file

Starting Fall 2021

  • After completing the program students will earn a Medical Administrative Assistant Certificate.
  • This prepares students for the Medical Assistant Certificate.

Office Assistant Certificate Program | Business Technology Specialist (BTS) Certificate

Business Technology Program Brochure – pdf file
Business Technology flyer

Accounting Preparation Certificate | Bookkeeping Certificate

Accounting Program Brochure – pdf file
Accounting Pathway flyer

Academic I-BEST Program

Academic I-BEST Program Brochure – pdf file
Academic I-BEST Program Schedule

Please also check the Workforce Education Program for additional information.

CONTACT: Katie Bates, I-BEST Navigator  or call: 425-564-2363

Last Updated August 24, 2021