WSR 02-14-106

PROPOSED RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed July 2, 2002, 1:38 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 02-10-048.

Title of Rule: WAC 180-77-041 Requirements for candidates seeking career and technical education certification on the basis of business and industry work experience.

Purpose: This amendment clarifies that, because two programs have now been approved through which candidates can seek certification based on business and industry work experience, candidates must complete an approved program in order to obtain certification.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.

Statute Being Implemented: None.

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) 725-6024.

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 Purpose above.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See Purpose above.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. Not applicable.

Hearing Location: Enumclaw School District, 2929 McDougall Avenue, Enumclaw, WA 98022-7499, on August 21, 2002, at 8:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Laura Moore by August 7, 2002, TDD (360) 664-3631, or (360) 725-6027.

Submit Written Comments to: Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, fax (360) 586-2357, by August 7, 2002.

Date of Intended Adoption: August 23, 2002.

July 2, 2002

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-5650.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-04-018, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02)

WAC 180-77-041   Requirements for candidates seeking career and technical education certification on the basis of business and industry work experience.   Candidates for certification who have not completed approved programs set forth in WAC 180-82-322 shall complete the following requirements in addition to those set forth in WAC 180-79A-150 (1) and (2) and 180-79A-155 (1) and (2).

(1) Initial.

(a) Candidates for the initial certificate shall provide documentation of three years (six thousand hours) of paid occupational experience in the specific career and technical education subcategory for which certification is sought. One year (two thousand hours) must be within the past six years. If all or part of the two thousand hours is more than six years old, candidates must complete an additional three hundred hours of recent (occurring in the last two years) occupational experience.

(b) Candidates for the initial certificate shall complete a state board of education approved program under WAC 180-77A-029 in which they demonstrate competence in the general standards for all career and technical education teacher certificate candidates pursuant to WAC 180-77A-165, which include but are not limited to knowledge and skills in the following areas:

(i) General and specific safety;

(ii) Career and technical education teaching methods;

(iii) Occupational analysis;

(iv) Course organization and curriculum design;

(v) Philosophy of vocational education;

(vi) Personal student development and leadership techniques.

(c) ((Provided, until such time as two or more programs are approved by the SBE under WAC 180-77A-029, candidates shall complete a minimum of twenty-five quarter hours or two hundred fifty hours of career and technical education educator training and/or technical education/upgrading of which a minimum of ten quarter hours or one hundred clock hours of competency-based course work must be in the above areas.

(d))) Candidates for the initial certificate shall also demonstrate knowledge and skills in the following areas:

(i) School law;

(ii) Issues related to abuse as specified in WAC 180-77A-165(7).

(((e))) (d) In addition, candidates for initial certification in diversified occupations or coordinator of work based learning shall demonstrate competency in knowledge and skills described in WAC 180-77A-180.

(2) Initial renewal. Candidates for renewal of the initial certificate must complete three quarter hours of credit or thirty clock hours of career and technical education educator training in the subject matter certified to teach since the initial certificate was issued or renewed.

(3) Continuing.

(a) Candidates for the continuing certificate shall have in addition to the requirements for the initial certificate at least nine quarter hours or ninety clock hours of career and technical education educator training in the career and technical education subject matter to be certified completed subsequent to the issuance of the initial certificate.

(b) Candidates for the continuing certificate shall provide as a condition for the issuance of a continuing certificate documentation of two years of teaching/coordination in the career and technical education subject matter certified to teach with an authorized employer -- i.e., school district(s) or skills center(s).

(4) Continuing certificate renewal.

(a) Candidates for renewal of the continuing certificate shall complete since the previous continuing certificate was issued one of the following:

(i) Six quarter hours or sixty clock hours of career and technical education educator training;

(ii) Three quarter hours or thirty clock hours of career and technical education educator training and three quarter hours or thirty clock hours of technical education/upgrading;

(iii) Three quarter hours or thirty clock hours of career and technical education educator training and three hundred hours of occupational experience.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 02-04-018, 180-77-041, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010. 00-18-064, 180-77-041, filed 9/1/00, effective 10/2/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 98-01-026, 180-77-041, filed 12/8/97, effective 1/8/98; 97-04-085, 180-77-041, filed 2/5/97, effective 3/8/97; 95-12-056, 180-77-041, filed 6/2/95, effective 7/3/95.]

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