WSR 04-15-116

PROPOSED RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed July 20, 2004, 1:14 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 03-10-016 [04-08-056].

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: New section WAC 180-78A-272 Approval of residency certificate preparation programs for principals/program administrators, school psychologists, school counselors, and school social workers.

Hearing Location(s): Hockinson High School, Hockinson School District, 16819 N.E. 159th Street, Brush Prairie, WA 98606, on August 26, 2004, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: August 27, 2004.

Submit Written Comments to: Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, fax (360) 586-2357, by August 11, 2004.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Laura Moore, by August 11, 2004, TDD (360) 664-3631 or (360) 725-6027.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Purpose: The purpose of this rule is to clearly state in chapter 180-78A WAC the dates by which school psychologists, school counselors, and school social worker programs must be approved by the State Board of Education in order for institutions to offer the residency certificate program for these roles.

Summary: See Purpose above.

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

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See Purpose above.

Summary: See Purpose above.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: See Purpose above.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.

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

Name of Proponent: State Board of Education.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Larry Davis, State Board of Education, Olympia, (360) 725-6024.

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.

July 15, 2004

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-7342.1


NEW SECTION
WAC 180-78A-272   Approval of residency certificate preparation programs for principals/program administrators, school psychologists, school counselors and school social workers.   Colleges/universities offering residency certificate programs for principals/program administrators shall have these programs approved by the state board of education by August 31, 2004. Colleges/universities offering residency certificate programs for school psychologists, school counselors, and school social workers shall have these programs approved by the state board of education by August 31, 2005.

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