Date of Adoption: June 10, 1999.
Purpose: Clarification of the period of time allowed in which to complete the one hundred fifty clock hours required for maintenance of the continuing certificate.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 180-85-075.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-10-002 on April 21, 1999.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
June 23, 1999
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 99-01-174, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99)
Continuing education requirement.
Continuing education requirements are as follows:
(1) Each holder of a continuing or a standard certificate affected by this chapter shall be
required to complete during a five-year period one hundred fifty ((
credit hours of)) continuing
education credit hours, as defined in WAC 180-85-030, prior to his or her first lapse date and
during each five-year period between subsequent lapse dates as calculated in WAC 180-85-100.
(2) Each holder of a valid professional certificate shall be required to complete one
hundred fifty continuing education credit hours, as defined in WAC 180-85-030, since the
certificate was issued in order to renew. All continuing education credit hours shall relate to
either (a) or (b) of this subsection: Provided, That both categories (a) and (b) must be
represented in the one hundred fifty ((
clock)) continuing education credit hours required for
(a) One or more of the following three standards outlined in WAC 180-78A-540:
(i) Effective instruction.
(iii) Professional development.
(b) One of the salary criteria specified in RCW 28A.415.023.
(i) Is consistent with a school-based plan for mastery of student learning goals as referenced in RCW 28A.320.205, the annual school performance report, for the school in which the individual is assigned;
(ii) Pertains to the individual's current assignment or expected assignment for the subsequent school year;
(iii) Is necessary to obtain an endorsement as prescribed by the state board of education;
(iv) Is specifically required to obtain advanced levels of certification; or
(v) Is included in a college or university degree program that pertains to the individual's current assignment, or potential future assignment, as a certified instructional staff.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). 99-01-174, § 180-85-075, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.70.005. 89-01-043 (Order 28-88), § 180-85-075, filed 12/14/88; 86-13-018 (Order 8-86), § 180-85-075, filed 6/10/86.]