WSR 03-10-070

PROPOSED RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed May 6, 2003, 11:33 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 02-06-068.

Title of Rule: WAC 180-77-068 Requirements for coordinator of work-based learning initial or continuing certificates.

Purpose: Amend language to focus credit earning on meeting learning objectives rather than gaining work experience.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) through (4).

Summary: See Purpose above.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Teacher preparation programs are shifting toward performance/competency-based certification.

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: Proposed language for credit for work-based learning focus credit-learning on meeting learning objectives rather than gaining work experience. The emphasis for work-based learning coordinators shifts from student progress on workplace skills to student progress on academic and technical skill attainment.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: The proposed amendment deletes language that does not address performance/competency-based certification.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Nonapplicable.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption.

Hearing Location: Fife School District, 5802 20th Street East, Tacoma, WA 98424-2000, on June 20, 2003, at 8:30 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Laura Moore by June 6, 2003, TTY (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 June 6, 2003.

Date of Intended Adoption: June 20, 2003.

May 5, 2003

Larry Davis

Executive Director

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

WAC 180-77-068   Requirements for coordinator of work-based learning initial or continuing certificates.   To obtain a coordinator of work-based learning certificate, a candidate must:

(1) Possess a valid initial or continuing career and technical education teaching certificate; and

(2) ((Have completed five hundred hours of occupational experience within the past six years; and

(3))) Have completed an approved course in coordination techniques.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 02-04-018, 180-77-068, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 95-12-056, 180-77-068, filed 6/2/95, effective 7/3/95.]

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