WSR 99-07-049

PROPOSED RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed March 15, 1999, 10:48 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 99-04-046.

Title of Rule: WAC 180-77A-028 Procedures for initial approval of a vocational-technical teacher preparation program for candidates applying under WAC 180-77-031, 180-77A-029 Procedures for initial approval of a vocational-technical teacher preparation program for candidates applying under WAC 180-77-041, and 180-77A-080 Substitute pay for members of a program advisory committee.

Purpose: These rules recommend that colleges/universities and other agencies establishing vocational-technical teacher preparation programs use the criteria developed by the Vocational-Technical Education Council as guidelines. They also establish an advisory committee for vocational-technical teacher educator programs.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) and (2).

Summary: See Purpose above.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: See Purpose above.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Larry Davis, State Board of Education, Olympia, (360) 753-6715.

Name of Proponent: State Board of Education, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: See above.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See above.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption.

Hearing Location: Chautauqua Lodge, 304 14th Street North, Longbeach, WA, on May 5, 1999, at 2:00 p.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Patty Martin by April 20, 1999, TDD (360) 664-3631, or (360) 753-6715.

Submit Written Comments to: Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, fax (360) 586-2357, by April 20, 1999.

Date of Intended Adoption: May 5, 1999.

March 12, 1999

Larry Davis

Executive Director

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 97-04-087, filed 2/5/97, effective 3/8/97)

WAC 180-77A-028
Procedures for initial approval of a vocational-technical teacher preparation program for candidates applying under WAC 180-77-031.

Using the criteria developed by the vocational-technical professional education council as a guideline, each college or university desiring to establish a vocational-technical teacher preparation program shall comply with the following in addition to all approval standards in chapter 180-78A WAC:

(1) Advise the vocational-technical professional education council of the desire to establish the vocational-technical teacher preparation program.

(2) Establish and maintain a representative program advisory committee including vocational teachers from the discipline, at least one first-year teacher (if applicable) who has completed the respective program, vocational administrators, and industry and/or community representatives.

The purpose of the program advisory committee is to advise, validate, and review the integrity of the respective vocational-technical teacher education program.

(3) Describe the planned process that the approved vocational-technical teacher preparation program will use to assess, in multiple ways, over time, its vocational-technical teacher candidates knowledge and skills as required by WAC 180-77A-165 and relevant subsections of WAC 180-77A-170, including, where appropriate, evidence related to positive impact on student learning.

(((3))) (4) Describe the plan for assuring that adequate resources will be provided to support the program and that faculty will have the appropriate qualifications and work experience for the roles assigned.

(((4))) (5) Present the plan to the vocational-technical professional education council which shall review such plan and shall make a recommendation regarding program approval to the state board of education.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130.  97-04-087, 180-77A-028, filed 2/5/97, effective 3/8/97.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 97-04-087, filed 2/5/97, effective 3/8/97)

WAC 180-77A-029
Procedures for initial approval of a vocational-technical teacher preparation program for candidates applying under WAC 180-77-041.

Using the criteria developed by the vocational-technical professional education council as a guideline, each program provider, which shall be a college or university, community or technical college, school district, educational service district, or any combination of the above, desiring to establish a vocational-technical teacher preparation program for candidates applying under WAC 180-77-041 shall comply with the following:

(1) Advise the vocational-technical professional education council of the desire to establish the vocational-technical teacher preparation program, identifying the agencies involved and the administrator of the program.

(2) Establish and maintain a representative program advisory committee including vocational teachers from the discipline, at least one first-year teacher (if applicable) who has completed the respective program, vocational administrators, and industry and/or community representatives.

The purpose of the program advisory committee is to advise, validate, and review the integrity of the respective vocational-technical teacher education program.

(3) Describe the planned process that the approved vocational-technical teacher preparation program will use to assess, in multiple ways, over time, its vocational-technical teacher candidates knowledge and skills as required by WAC 180-77A-165, including, where appropriate, evidence related to positive impact on student learning.

(((3))) (4) Describe the plan for assuring that adequate resources will be provided to support the program and that faculty will have the appropriate qualifications and work experience for the roles assigned.

(((4))) (5) Present the plan to the vocational-technical professional education council which shall review such plan and shall make a recommendation regarding approval to the state board of education.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130.  97-04-087, 180-77A-029, filed 2/5/97, effective 3/8/97.]


NEW SECTION
WAC 180-77A-080
Substitute pay for members of program advisory committees.

Service on program advisory committees by certificated employees is deemed by the state board of education as a committee formed for the purpose of furthering education within the state; and, the superintendent of public instruction, in conformance with the provisions of RCW 28A.300.035, shall make payments to school districts for needed substitutes.

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