WSR 99-12-014

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed May 21, 1999, 11:43 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: May 5, 1999.

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.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 180-77A-028 and 180-77A-029.

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

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-07-049 on March 15, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 2, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

May 20, 1999

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-2888.2


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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