WSR 13-03-155

PERMANENT RULES

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR

STANDARDS BOARD

[ Filed January 23, 2013, 11:20 a.m. , effective February 23, 2013 ]


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

Purpose: Technical edits to WAC 181-78A-220. The professional educator standards board deregulated school social worker programs and language no longer is required.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending x [WAC 181-78A-220].

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.210.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 12-22-010 on October 26, 2012.

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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: January 23, 2013.

David Brenna

Senior Policy Analyst

OTS-5125.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 11-01-047, filed 12/7/10, effective 1/7/11)

WAC 181-78A-220   Program approval standards for approved preparation programs.   The program approval standards for approved preparation programs for teachers, administrators, and educational staff associates are as follows:

(1) Professional education advisory boards: The institution or organization, in compliance with the provisions of WAC 181-78A-250, has established and maintained a professional education advisory board to participate in and cooperate with the institution or organization on decisions related to the development, implementation, and revision of each preparation program -- i.e., teacher, administrator, school counselor, and school psychologist((, and school social workers)).

(2) Accountability: Each institution or organization, in compliance with the provision of WAC 181-78A-255, has established a performance-based preparation program.

(3) Unit governance and resources: A separate school, department, or other administrative unit within the institution or organization, in compliance with the provision of WAC 181-78A-261, is responsible for providing the resources needed to develop and maintain quality preparation programs.

(4) Program design: Each institution or organization, in compliance with the provision of WAC 181-78A-264, is responsible for establishing a collaboratively developed approved preparation program that is based on a conceptual framework, current research and best practice that reflects the state's learning goals and essential academic learning requirements.

(5) Knowledge and skills: Each institution or organization, in compliance with the provision of WAC 181-78A-270, has established policies requiring all candidates for certification to know and demonstrate the content, pedagogical, and professional knowledge and skills required for the particular certificate and areas of endorsement, which reflect the state's learning goals and essential academic learning requirements, and are necessary to help all students learn.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 11-01-047, 181-78A-220, filed 12/7/10, effective 1/7/11; 06-14-010, 181-78A-220, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. 06-02-051, recodified as 181-78A-220, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 02-04-014, 180-78A-220, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) and (2). 99-23-023, 180-78A-220, filed 11/9/99, effective 12/10/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). 99-01-174, 180-78A-220, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.]