WSR 10-23-074

PERMANENT RULES

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR

STANDARDS BOARD

[ Filed November 15, 2010, 10:12 a.m. , effective December 16, 2010 ]


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

Purpose: WAC 181-77-005 and 181-77-025 contains technical errors describing requirements for career and technical education certificates in mathematics and science. Changes errors and citations. Provides for certain career and technical education endorsements to be assigned basic education courses.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending x [WAC 181-77-005 and 181-77-025].

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.210.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 10-20-001 on September 22, 2010.

A final cost-benefit analysis is available by contacting David Brenna, 600 Washington Street South, Room 400, Olympia, WA 98504-7236, phone (360) 725-6238, fax (360) 586-4548, e-mail david.brenna@k12.wa.us.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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 10, 2010.

David Brenna

Legislative and

Policy Coordinator

OTS-3237.4


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 or higher in a math-related area such as engineering 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))) (D) Pass the mathematics subject knowledge test approved by the professional educator standards board; and

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

(ii) Science applied, biology applied, chemistry applied, 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 or higher in a science-related area such as engineering or in a medical field 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))) (D) Pass the appropriate science, biology, chemistry, physics, or earth and space science subject knowledge test approved by the professional educator standards board; and

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

(((iii) CTE teachers who have earned a mathematics applied or science applied category are eligible for teaching assignments in general education mathematics or 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.]


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

WAC 181-77-025   Personnel assignment.   Career and technical education teachers teaching other secondary school subjects and career and technical education counselors serving in addition as general counselors need to hold a valid certificate as provided for in chapter 181-79A WAC. ((Career and technical education teachers who hold a mathematics applied category are eligible to teach general education mathematics, and career and technical education teachers who hold a science applied category are eligible to teach general education science under WAC 181-77-005.)) CTE teachers who have earned a certificate for mathematics applied, science applied, biology applied, chemistry applied, physics applied, or earth and space science applied category are eligible for teaching assignments in general education mathematics, science, biology, chemistry, physics, or earth and space science courses, dependent upon the category on the continuing career and technical education certificate.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 08-16-004, 181-77-025, filed 7/23/08, effective 8/23/08; 06-14-010, 181-77-025, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. 06-02-051, recodified as 181-77-025, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 02-04-018, 180-77-025, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 98-01-026, 180-77-025, filed 12/8/97, effective 1/8/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.70.005. 78-10-003 (Order 11-78), 180-77-025, filed 9/7/78.]

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