WSR 02-21-014

PERMANENT RULES

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR

STANDARDS BOARD

[ Filed October 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: September 25, 2002.

Purpose: Grant out-of-state certified teachers applying for a Washington state residency teaching certificate up to one year to take and successfully pass the WEST-B basic skills test.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.210, 28A.410.220.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 02-17-100 on August 21, 2002.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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

October 4, 2002

Jennifer Wallace

Executive Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 181-01-001   WEST-B exemption.   Individuals applying for a Washington State residency teaching certificate who have completed a teacher preparation program in another state or country have up to one calendar year from issuance of temporary permit to pass the WEST-B basic skills test, provided that they have completed all other requirements for residency certification other than passage of the WEST-B and are thus eligible for a temporary permit under WAC 180-79A-128.

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