WSR 03-14-114

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed June 30, 2003, 4:37 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: June 20, 2003.

Purpose: To amend the rules to allow teachers with a valid national board teaching certificate to have the endorsements on that certificate placed on their Washington certificate if we have a comparable endorsement in Washington.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 180-82-204 and 180-82A-204.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-09-024 on April 7, 2003.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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.

June 30, 2003

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-6136.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 01-13-108, filed 6/20/01, effective 7/21/01)

WAC 180-82-204   Endorsement requirements.   (1) Candidates for all primary teaching endorsements shall complete college/university programs approved by the state board of education pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC, which include methodology (See WAC 180-78A-264(5)) and field experience/internship (See WAC 180-78A-264(7)).

(2) Candidates for all supporting teaching endorsements shall complete college/university programs approved by the state board of education pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC, which shall include methodology (see WAC 180-78A-264(5)). The requirement for field experience/internship for a supporting endorsement shall be at the discretion of the college/university: Provided, That in cases where programs require a field experience/internship the colleges and universities should make every attempt to allow the individual to complete field-based requirements for the endorsement within the confines of the individual's existing schedule.

(3) Teachers may add an endorsement by achieving National Board certification in a Washington teaching endorsement area and possessing a valid National Board certificate.

(4) The state board of education shall approve teacher preparation programs for each endorsement program at Washington colleges and universities, pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC.

(((4))) (5) Candidates from out-of-state shall be required to present verification that they completed a state-approved program in a Washington endorsement area, except as otherwise provided in WAC 180-79A-257 (1)(d).

(((5))) (6) Course work used to meet endorsement requirements must be completed through a regionally accredited college/university.

(((6))) (7) Only course work in which an individual received a grade of C (2.0) or higher or a grade of pass on a pass-fail system of grading shall be counted toward the course work required for the approved endorsement program.

(((7))) (8) Nothing within this chapter precludes a college or university from adopting additional requirements as conditions for recommendation, by such college or university, to the superintendent of public instruction for a particular subject area endorsement.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 01-13-108, 180-82-204, filed 6/20/01, effective 7/21/01; 00-09-047, 180-82-204, filed 4/14/00, effective 5/15/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). 99-04-008, 180-82-204, filed 1/21/99, effective 2/21/99.]

OTS-6137.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-04-013, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02)

WAC 180-82A-204   Endorsement requirements.   (1) Candidates completing endorsements required to obtain a residency certificate, shall complete college/university teacher preparation programs approved by the state board of education pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC, which include methodology (see WAC 180-78A-264(5)) and field experience/internship (see WAC 180-78A-264(6)) and pursuant to endorsement program approval requirements in this chapter.

(2) In order to add an additional endorsement, the candidate shall:

(a) Have completed a state-approved endorsement program which includes methodology (see WAC 180-78A-264(5)) and addresses all endorsement-specific competencies adopted by the state board of education and published by the superintendent of public instruction. The requirement for field experience shall be at the discretion of the college/university. Provided, that in cases where programs require a field experience/internship, the colleges/universities should make every attempt to allow the individual to complete field-based requirements for the endorsement within the confines of the individual's teaching schedule; or

(b) Achieve National Board certification in a Washington teaching endorsement area and hold a valid National Board certificate.

(3) Candidates from out-of-state shall be required to present verification that they completed a state-approved program (equivalent to a major) in a Washington endorsement area.

(4) Course work used to meet endorsement requirements must be completed through a regionally accredited college/university.

(5) Only course work in which an individual received a grade of C (2.0) or higher or a grade of pass on a pass-fail system of grading shall be counted toward the course work required for the approved endorsement program.

(6) Nothing within this chapter precludes a college or university from adopting additional requirements as conditions for recommendation, by such college or university, to the superintendent of public instruction for a particular subject area endorsement.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28A.410 RCW and RCW 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 02-04-013, 180-82A-204, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02.]

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