Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Include principal alternative route pilot program for one year and identify the elements of such a program.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 181-78A-272.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.210.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-24-079 on December 5, 2006.
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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: January 17, 2007.
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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-14-010, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06)
WAC 181-78A-272 Approval of residency certificate preparation programs for principals/program administrators, school psychologists, school counselors and school social workers. (1) Colleges/universities offering residency certificate programs for principals/program administrators shall have these programs approved by the professional educator standards board 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 professional educator standards board by August 31, 2005.
(2) Principal alternative route pilot program. Colleges and universities with approved residency certificate programs will be invited to participate.
(a) The program shall be comprised of the following:
(i) Two summer academies plus a year long mentored internship;
(ii) Assignment of the intern to a full-time second level administrative position for one school year while enrolled in the alternative route program;
(iii) A comprehensive assessment of the intern's performance by school officials and program faculty and a recommendation that the person be issued a residency principal certificate upon successful completion of the program.
(b) The pilot will be implemented for one academic year beginning June 2007.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 06-14-010, § 181-78A-272, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-272, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 04-20-089, § 180-78A-272, filed 10/5/04, effective 11/5/04.]