WSR 04-21-039

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed October 15, 2004, 2:48 p.m. , effective November 15, 2004 ]


Purpose: To establish the dates by which the professional certificate administrator preparation programs must be in compliance with the new guidelines.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 180-78A-507.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-15-115 on July 20, 2004.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: August 27, 2004.

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-7002.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-04-010, filed 1/23/04, effective 2/23/04)

WAC 180-78A-507   Overview -- Principal/program administrator, school psychologist, school counselor, and school social worker professional certificate programs.   By September 1, ((2004)) 2006, all colleges and universities offering a professional certificate program for principals/program administrators must be in compliance with the new program standards. By September 1, 2007, all colleges and universities offering a professional certificate program for school psychologists, school counselors, and school social workers must be in compliance with the new standards for the professional certificate. To obtain a professional certificate, the residency principal will need to complete a state board of education approved professional certificate program, have satisfactory district evaluations for an administrator role, and document three contracted school years of employment as a principal or assistant principal; the residency program administrator will need to complete a state board of education approved professional certificate program and have satisfactory district evaluations for an administrator role.

The professional certificate requires successful demonstration of six standards at the professional certification benchmark levels, or above, and the candidate will need to provide evidence that he/she has had a positive impact on student learning.

The candidate and college or university shall develop an individual professional growth plan to be reviewed and agreed upon after input from and consultation and collaboration with his/her professional growth team. The individual growth plan shall address the six knowledge and skills standards, focus on activities that enhance student learning, and be informed by the performance evaluation process, and an analysis of the administrative context and assignment.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 04-04-010, 180-78A-507, filed 1/23/04, effective 2/23/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. 02-18-037, 180-78A-507, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02.]

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