WSR 10-11-062

EXPEDITED RULES

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR

STANDARDS BOARD

[ Filed May 13, 2010, 1:14 p.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 181-77-005 contains technical errors describing requirements for career and technical education certificates in mathematics and science.

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 David Brenna, Professional Educator Standards Board, 600 Washington Street South, Room 400, Olympia, WA 98504 , AND RECEIVED BY July 21, 2010.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The errors of reference and description were recently discovered. The changes will correct confusion in the current rule.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Clarifies requirements for mathematics and science for CTE certificates and corrects citations.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28A-410 [28A.410] RCW.

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: David Brenna, 600 Washington Street, Room 400, Olympia, WA, (360) 725-6238.

May 13, 2010

David Brenna

Legislative and

Policy Coordinator

OTS-3237.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-16-004, filed 7/23/08, effective 8/23/08)

WAC 181-77-005   Types of career and technical education certificates.   The following types of certificates shall be issued:

(1) Teacher. The teacher certificate authorizes service as a teacher in the school district(s) or skills center(s) and shall be issued in one of the following categories and/or in a specific subcategory of the major category as approved by the professional educator standards board and/or its designee:

(a) Agriculture education;

(b) Business and marketing education;

(c) Family and consumer sciences education;

(d) Technology education;

(e) Trade and industrial;

(f) Health occupations;

(g) Career choices;

(h) Coordinator for worksite learning; or

(i) New and emerging fields;

(j) Categories which may be added to a continuing career and technical education certificate are:

(i) Mathematics applied. To add this category, the candidate shall:

(A) ((Have completed a state approved career and technical education preparation program based on business and industry under chapter 181-77A WAC;)) Hold a continuing career and technical education certificate based on WAC 181-77-041;

(B) Hold ((an approved)) a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university pursuant to WAC 181-79A-030(5);

(C) ((Hold a continuing career and technical education certificate with a technology education or trade and industrial category under this section:)) Provided, ((That trade and industrial)) candidates hold a math-related degree in mathematics or engineering;

(D) Be fully contracted as a teacher or long-term substitute teacher by a Washington public school;

(E) Pass the mathematics subject knowledge test approved by the professional educator standards board; and

(F) Document a minimum of one year teaching experience in technology education or trade and industrial courses.

(ii) Science, biology, chemistry, physics or earth and space science applied. To add ((this category)) these categories, the candidate shall:

(A) ((Have completed a state approved career and technical education teacher preparation program based on business and industry under chapter 181-77A WAC;)) Hold a continuing career and technical education certificate based on WAC 181-77-041;

(B) Hold ((an approved)) a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university pursuant to WAC 181-79A-030(5);

(C) ((Hold a continuing career and technical education certificate with an agriculture education, health occupations, or trade and industrial category under this section:)) Provided, ((That trade and industrial)) candidates hold a science-related degree in science, engineering, or a medical practice field;

(D) Be fully contracted as a teacher or long-term substitute by a Washington public school;

(E) Pass ((the)) science, biology, chemistry, physics, or earth and space science subject knowledge test approved by the professional educator standards board; and

(F) Document a minimum of one year teaching experience in agriculture education, health occupations, or trade and industrial courses.

(iii) CTE teachers who have earned a mathematics applied ((or)), science, biology, chemistry, physics, or earth and space science. Applied ((category)) categories are eligible for teaching assignments in general education mathematics ((or)), science, biology, chemistry, physics, or earth and space science courses, dependent upon the category on the continuing career and technical education certificate, under WAC 181-77-025.

(2) Director. The director certificate authorizes service as a career and technical education director, as an assistant director, or as a career and technical education supervisor in the school district(s) or skills center(s);

(3) Counselor. The career and technical education counselor certificate authorizes service in the role of career and technical education guidance and counseling;

(4) Occupational information specialist. The occupational information specialist certificate authorizes service in the role as an occupational information specialist.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 08-16-004, 181-77-005, filed 7/23/08, effective 8/23/08; 06-14-010, 181-77-005, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. 06-02-051, recodified as 181-77-005, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 02-04-018, 180-77-005, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 95-12-056, 180-77-005, filed 6/2/95, effective 7/3/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.70.005. 78-10-003 (Order 11-78), 180-77-005, filed 9/7/78.]

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