WSR 98-23-032



[Filed November 10, 1998, 3:21 p.m.]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 98-16-098.

Title of Rule: WAC 180-79A-300.

Purpose: This amendment is proposed as part of the revision of endorsements on teacher certificates. Specifically, it will amend the implementation date of vocational certificate endorsements to align it with the implementation date of the other amendments to endorsement policies.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.

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) 753-6715.

Name of Proponent: State Board of Education, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: See above.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See 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: Lacey Attorney General Center, 4224 6th Avenue S.E., RoweSix Complex, Building Six, Lacey, WA 98503, on January 26, 1999, at 8:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Carolyn Berger by January 12, 1999, TDD (360) 664-3631, or (360) 753-6715.

Submit Written Comments to: Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, fax (360) 586-2357, by January 12, 1999.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 27, 1999.

November 10, 1998

Larry Davis

Executive Director


AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 98-01-027, filed 12/8/97, effective 1/8/98)

WAC 180-79A-300  Certificate endorsement. Teacher certificates shall be endorsed as follows:

(1) Teacher certificates shall specify endorsements in subject area(s) and grade level(s).

(2) In order to change or add an endorsement to any teaching certificate, the candidate must complete an application, pay the certification fee specified in WAC 180-79A-130, and submit verification of completion of the necessary requirements specified in this chapter: Provided, That in order to change or add an endorsement to any teaching certificate in the vocational areas of agriculture education, business education, family and consumer sciences education, marketing education, and technology education after August 31, ((1999)) 2000, the candidate must also complete requirements under WAC 180-77-031.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 98-01-027, 180-79A-300, filed 12/8/97, effective 1/8/98; 97-04-088, 180-79A-300, filed 2/5/97, effective 3/8/97.]