WSR 04-15-117

PROPOSED RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed July 20, 2004, 1:16 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: WAC 180-79A-006 Purpose.

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 amendment to this rule will put the dates in chapter 180-79A WAC by which the residency and professional certificate program requirements for the roles of principal/program administrator, school counselor, school psychologist, and school social worker must be implemented.

Summary: See Purpose above.

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

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: 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-6987.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 00-03-048, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00)

WAC 180-79A-006   Purpose.   The purposes of this chapter are:

(1) To establish a performance-based certification system to be fully implemented for all teacher candidates applying for the residency certificate after August 31, 2000, and for all teacher candidates applying for the professional certificate after August 31, 2001((, and for all administrator and educational staff associate candidates not later than August 31, 2004)). A performance-based certification system shall be fully implemented for all principals/program administrators applying for the residency certificate after August 31, 2004, and for all principal/program administrator candidates applying for the professional certificate after August 31, 2006. A performance-based professional certificate system shall be fully implemented for school psychologists, school counselors, and school social workers applying for the residency certificate after August 31, 2005, and for the professional certificate after August 31, 2007.

(2) To establish the various certificates which must be held as a condition to employment in the Washington school system. The performance-based certification system shall include the issuance of a residency certificate, a professional certificate, and other certificates which the state board of education may add in the future.

(3) To establish the conditions and procedures governing issuance and retention of those and other certificates, including endorsements thereon.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 00-03-048, 180-79A-006, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). 99-01-174, 180-79A-006, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.]

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