WSR 06-20-064

EXPEDITED RULES

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

STANDARDS BOARD

[ Filed September 29, 2006, 12:18 p.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 181-97 WAC, Excellence in teacher preparation award.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Nasue Nishida, Professional Educator Standards Board, P.O. Box 47236, Olympia, WA 98504-7236 , AND RECEIVED BY December 4, 2006.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of this proposal is to comply with E2SHB 3098 (section 804) which shifted rule-making authority and governance for the excellence in teacher preparation award from the state board of education to the professional educator standards board. Specifically, the changes replace the phrases "the state board of education" with "the professional educator standards board" and "180" with "181" to align with the PESB's set of WACs.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Compliance with E2SHB 3098 shifting governance for the excellence in teacher preparation award from the state board of education to the professional educator standards board.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.210.

Statute Being Implemented: E2SHB 3098.

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

Name of Proponent: Professional educator standards board, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Nasue Nishida, 600 South Washington Street, Olympia, WA 98504-7236, (360) 725-6238.

September 29, 2006

Nasue Nishida

Policy and Research Analyst

OTS-9143.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-18-061, filed 8/29/02, effective 9/29/02)

WAC 180-97-010   Definitions.   (1) The term "teacher educator" means: A person employed by a college or university with a ((state board of education)) professional educator standards board approved teacher preparation program who serves as a faculty member or administrator in the approved teacher education program.

(2) The term "professional education advisory board" means: One of the professional education advisory boards approved by the ((state board of education)) professional educator standards board as defined in WAC ((180-78A-075)) 181-78A-075(1) (Professional education advisory board for teacher preparation programs).

(3) The term "educational grant" means an amount not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars for a professional education advisory board which shall be awarded by the ((state board of education)) professional educator standards board upon receipt of a grant application identifying the educational purpose for which the grant will be used, submitted pursuant to WAC ((180-97-100)) 181-97-080. The professional education advisory board shall use the educational grant funds to enhance the recipient's competencies.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.625.360. 02-18-061, 180-97-010, filed 8/29/02, effective 9/29/02; 90-24-066, 180-97-010, filed 12/5/90, effective 1/5/91.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-18-061, filed 8/29/02, effective 9/29/02)

WAC 180-97-060   Selection of recipients -- Review committee.   (1) The ((president of the state board of education)) chair of the professional educator standards board shall appoint annually a committee to review and select the recipient for the Washington award for excellence in teacher preparation. The committee shall include:

(a) The chair or other member of the ((state board's professional development and certification committee)) professional educator standards board;

(b) Two members representing higher education teacher preparation programs;

(c) Two teachers; and

(d) The chairs of the legislative education and higher education committees.

(2) No person who represents a higher education teacher education institution from which a nomination has been received, or is a member of that college or university's professional education advisory board, shall be allowed to vote on that individual's nomination.

(3) In making the selection, the committee may give consideration to the nominees' recent contributions to the field and shall be guided by the criteria under WAC ((180-97-040)) 181-97-040.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.625.360. 02-18-061, 180-97-060, filed 8/29/02, effective 9/29/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.625.380. 98-01-024, 180-97-060, filed 12/8/97, effective 1/8/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.625.360. 90-24-066, 180-97-060, filed 12/5/90, effective 1/5/91.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-18-061, filed 8/29/02, effective 9/29/02)

WAC 180-97-080   Award.   The Washington award for excellence in teacher preparation shall include:

(1) A certificate presented by the governor, the ((president of the state board of education)) chair of the professional educator standards board, and the superintendent of public instruction at a public ceremony; and

(2)(a) A grant which shall not exceed two thousand five hundred dollars to the professional education advisory board of the institution from which the teacher educator is selected.

(b) The professional education advisory board must submit the grant application within one year after the award is received by the recognized recipient. The grant application shall identify the educational purpose toward which the grant will be used and shall be awarded by the superintendent of public instruction after the ((state board of education)) professional educator standards board has approved the application.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.625.360. 02-18-061, 180-97-080, filed 8/29/02, effective 9/29/02; 90-24-066, 180-97-080, filed 12/5/90, effective 1/5/91.]


NEW SECTION


The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is decodified as follows:


Old WAC Number New WAC Number
180-97-003 181-97-003
180-97-010 181-97-010
180-97-040 181-97-040
180-97-060 181-97-060
180-97-080 181-97-080

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