WSR 03-19-020

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed September 5, 2003, 3:16 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: September 4, 2003.

Purpose: The purpose of the amendments to this rule is to require professional education advisory boards (PEABs) to review summaries of performance on the pedagogy assessment for teacher candidates once successful performance on the pedagogy assessment instrument is required in order for an institution to verify a teacher candidate has completed the approved teacher preparation program.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 180-78A-250.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-14-113 on June 30, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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.

September 5, 2003

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-6338.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-18-037, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02)

WAC 180-78A-250   Approval standard -- Professional education advisory board.   Building on the mission to prepare educators who demonstrate a positive impact on student learning, the following evidence shall be evaluated to determine whether each preparation program is in compliance with the program approval standards of WAC 180-78A-220(1):

(1) The professional education advisory board has been established in accordance with WAC 180-78A-209.

(2) The professional education advisory board has adopted operating procedures and has met at least four times a year.

(3) The professional education advisory board has reviewed all program approval standards at least once every five years.

(4) The professional education advisory board annually has reviewed follow-up studies ((and)), placement records, and summaries of performance on the pedagogy assessment for teacher candidates.

(5) The professional education advisory board has made recommendations when appropriate for program changes to the institution which must in turn consider and respond to the recommendations in writing in a timely fashion.

(6) The professional education advisory board annually has seen, reviewed and approved an executive summary of the activities of the professional education advisory board. The college or university has submitted the approved executive summary to the state board of education.

(7) The professional education advisory board for administrator preparation programs participated in the candidate selection process for principal preparation programs.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. 02-18-037, 180-78A-250, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 01-13-106, 180-78A-250, filed 6/20/01, effective 7/21/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). 99-01-174, 180-78A-250, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.]

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