WSR 02-14-107

PROPOSED RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed July 2, 2002, 1:39 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 02-10-046.

Title of Rule: WAC 180-85-025 Continuing education -- Definition and 180-85-033 Continuing education credit hour -- Definition -- Professional growth team consultation and collaboration.

Purpose: The purpose of the amendment and new section is to expand the definition of continuing education credit hours to include service on a professional growth team.

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.

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

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 97-04-086, filed 2/5/97, effective 3/8/97)

WAC 180-85-025   Continuing education -- Definition.   As used in this chapter, the term "continuing education" shall mean:

(1) All college and/or university credit, normally 100 level or higher, awarded by a regionally accredited institution of higher education, pursuant to WAC 180-78-010(6).

(2) All continuing education credit hours awarded by a vocational-technical college pursuant to WAC 180-85-030(3) and all continuing education credit hours awarded in conformance with the in-service education procedures and standards specified in this chapter by an approved in-service education agency.

(3) All continuing education credit hours awarded through a business, industry, or government internship that meets the requirements of chapter 180-83 WAC.

(4) All continuing education credit hours awarded through membership on a professional growth team in conformance with WAC 180-85-033.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 97-04-086, 180-85-025, filed 2/5/97, effective 3/8/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.415.025. 96-08-013, 180-85-025, filed 3/25/96, effective 4/25/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 94-01-104, 180-85-025, filed 12/16/93, effective 1/16/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.70.005. 89-01-043 (Order 28-88), 180-85-025, filed 12/14/88; 86-13-018 (Order 8-86), 180-85-025, filed 6/10/86.]


NEW SECTION
WAC 180-85-033   Continuing education credit hour -- Definition -- Professional growth team consultation and collaboration.   Notwithstanding any provisions of this chapter to the contrary, for consultation and collaboration as a member of an approved professional growth team, as defined by WAC 180-78A-010 and 180-78A-505, members of a professional growth team, excluding the candidate, shall receive the equivalent of ten continuing education credit hours. The team member may not receive more than the equivalent of twenty continuing education credit hours, as defined by this section, during a calendar year period.

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