WSR 04-24-049

PERMANENT RULES

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR

STANDARDS BOARD

[ Filed November 29, 2004, 2:12 p.m. , effective December 30, 2004 ]


Purpose: The proposed rule will allow out-of-state individuals applying to a masters-degree level teacher preparation program and out-of-state certified teachers applying for Washington state residency certificate to use passing scores from the Praxis I, and Praxis CBT computer administered test, or the CBEST in lieu of passing the WEST-B.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 181-01-002.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.220 [(1)](c).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-19-147 on September 22, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: November 16, 2004.

Esther Baker

Program Director

Teacher Assessments

OTS-7570.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-08-047, filed 4/1/04, effective 5/2/04)

WAC 181-01-002   WEST-B exemptions.   Individuals from out of state applying for a Washington state residency teaching certificate under WAC 180-79A-257 (1)(b), or individuals applying to masters-degree level teacher preparation programs residing outside of the state of Washington at time of application, in lieu of passing the WEST-B, may provide official documentation of scores on the Praxis I of 177 for the reading subtest, 176 for the mathematics subtest and 174 for the writing subtest, or scores on the Praxis I CBT computer-administered test of 325 for the reading subtest, 321 for the mathematics subtest, and 321 for the writing subtest, or passing scores from California or Oregon on the CBEST.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.220. 04-08-047, 181-01-002, filed 4/1/04, effective 5/2/04.]

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