WSR 99-07-102

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed March 23, 1999, 12:09 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: March 19, 1999.

Purpose: These new sections created supporting endorsements for teacher certificates in math, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics.

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

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-04-110 on February 3, 1999.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 4, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 4, Amended 0, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

March 23, 1999

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-2779.1


NEW SECTION
WAC 180-82-315
Designated science: Biology--Secondary, supporting.

In order to receive a supporting endorsement in designated science: Biology, the candidate shall have completed a state approved preparation program in designated science: Biology which shall be comprised of the appropriate pedagogy courses and field experiences/internship, pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC, as well as twenty-four quarter credit hours (sixteen semester credit hours) in the subject areas below. Through the completion of this course work and/or an alternative performance-based assessment acceptable to the college/university, the candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge and skills from the following areas*:

(1) Botany with lab.

(2) Zoology with lab.

(3) Genetics.

(4) Microbiology or cell biology with lab.

(5) Chemistry with lab.

(6) Ecology.

(7) Evolution.

(8) Lab safety, practice, and management.

(9) Lab, inquiry-based experience.

(10) Relationship of the concepts of science to contemporary, historical, technological, and societal issues.


*Program must include #(8) Lab safety, practice and management.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 180-82-317
Designated science: Chemistry--Secondary, supporting.

In order to receive a supporting endorsement in designated science: Chemistry, the candidate shall have completed a state approved preparation program in designated science: Chemistry which shall be comprised of the appropriate pedagogy courses and field experiences/internship, pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC, as well as twenty-four quarter credit hours (sixteen semester credit hours) in the subject areas below. Through the completion of this course work and/or an alternative performance-based assessment acceptable to the college/university, the candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge and skills from the following areas*:

(1) General principles of chemistry with lab (i.e., inorganic, physical, and analytical).

(2) Advanced study in organic chemistry with lab.

(3) Quantitative analysis with lab.

(4) Biochemistry with lab.

(5) Physics.

(6) Lab safety, practice, and management.

(7) Lab, inquiry-based experience.

(8) Relationship of the concepts of science to contemporary, historical, technological, and societal issues.


*Program must include #(6) Lab safety, practice and management.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 180-82-319
Designated science: Earth science--Secondary, supporting.

In order to receive a supporting endorsement in designated science, the candidate shall have completed a state approved preparation program in designated science: Earth science which shall be comprised of the appropriate pedagogy courses and field experience/internship, pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC, as well as twenty-four quarter credit hours (sixteen semester credit hours) in the subject areas below. Through the completion of this course work and/or an alternative performance-based assessment acceptable to the college/university, the candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge and skills from the following areas*:

(1) Physical geology.

(2) Historical geology.

(3) Environmental issues related to earth science.

(4) Oceanography.

(5) Astronomy.

(6) Meteorology.

(7) Lab safety, practice, and management.

(8) Lab, inquiry-based experience.

(9) Relationship of the concepts of science to contemporary, historical, technological, and societal issues.


*Program must include #(7) Lab safety, practice and management.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 180-82-321
Designated science: Physics--Secondary, supporting.

In order to receive a supporting endorsement in designated science: Physics, the candidate shall have completed a state approved preparation program in designated science: Physics which shall be comprised of the appropriate pedagogy courses and field experiences/internship, pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC, as well as twenty-four quarter credit hours (sixteen semester credit hours) in the subject areas below. Through the completion of this course work and/or an alternative performance-based assessment acceptable to the college/university the candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge and skills in the following areas:

(1) General principles of physics, with lab.

(2) Lab safety, practice and management.

(3) Lab, inquiry-based experience.

(4) Relationships of the concepts of science to contemporary, historical, technological and societal issues.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 180-82-349
Mathematics--Secondary, supporting.

In order to receive a supporting endorsement in mathematics, the candidate shall have completed a state approved preparation program in mathematics which shall be comprised of the appropriate pedagogy courses and field experiences/internship, pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC, as well as twenty-four quarter credit hours (sixteen semester credit hours) in the subject areas below. Through the completion of this course work and/or an alternative performance-based assessment acceptable to the college/university, the candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge and skills in the following areas:

(1) Geometry (Euclidean and non-Euclidean).

(2) Probability and statistics.

(3) Logic and problem solving.

(4) History of math or foundations of math.

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