WSR 07-09-058

PERMANENT RULES

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR

STANDARDS BOARD

[ Filed April 12, 2007, 4:15 p.m. , effective May 13, 2007 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: Clean up language to make chapter consistent throughout.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 181-01-001 and 181-01-004.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.210.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 07-04-007 on January 24, 2007.

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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: April 10, 2007.

Nasue Nishida

Policy and Research Analyst

OTS-9530.1

Chapter 181-01 WAC

WEST-B ((EXEMPTION)) ASSESSMENT PROGRAM


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-24-084, filed 12/5/06, effective 1/5/07)

WAC 181-01-001   WEST-B ((exemption)) extension.   Candidates who are prepared and/or certified out-of-state applying for a Washington state residency teaching certificate under WAC 181-79A-257 (1)(b) or 181-79A-260 have up to one calendar year from issuance of temporary permit to pass the WEST-B basic skills test, provided that they have completed all other requirements for residency certification other than passage of the WEST-B and are thus eligible for a temporary permit under WAC 181-79A-128.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 06-24-084, 181-01-001, filed 12/5/06, effective 1/5/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210, 28A.410.220. 02-21-014, 181-01-001, filed 10/8/02, effective 11/8/02.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-04-024, filed 1/25/05, effective 2/25/05)

WAC 181-01-004   Appeals process.   The Washington professional educator standards board may permit exceptions from the assessment requirements under RCW 28A.410.220 (1) and (2) on a case-by-case basis. Consistent with the discretion accorded to the professional educator standards board in RCW 28A.410.220(3), the exemptions and extensions provided for in WAC 181-01-001 ((through 181-01-003)), 181-01-002, 181-02-001 and 181-02-002, shall be the sole exceptions to the WEST-B and WEST-E assessment requirements.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.220(c). 05-04-024, 181-01-004, filed 1/25/05, effective 2/25/05.]

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