The mission of the Academy is to promote cross-cultural understanding through language training and teacher training. The Intensive English Program serves non-native English speakers who wish to increase their ability to speak and understand English in order to attend an institution of higher learning or for other purposes.WAL also offers training in other languages and offers graduate TESOL Certificate Programs . University credit for these TESOL certificate programs is available through City University of Seattle.
The Washington Academy of Languages seeks to: promote global understanding through an individualized approach to language instruction and cultural orientation; provide language instruction and training which facilitates personal, academic, and professional growth; ensure that the Academy remains a prominent innovator in the area of professional development.As an institute that specializes in preparing individuals for careers in international and language-related professions, Compass Socrates has evolved over the years and now has a talented staff and programs that allow all staff members to develop their expertise further.
WAL, Waldorf School of North America, became a part of City University of Seattle (CityU) in 2012. CityU is a not-for-profit university located in the Seattle area.CityU's goal is to provide a quality education for anyone with the desire to study. CityU has been serving for four decades and is pleased to welcome WAL in their mission.