Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 12-23-034.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amends WAC 181-78A-250 to reduce certain requirements for professional educator advisory boards a [and] preparation programs.
Hearing Location(s): Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel, 201 North Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801, on May 16, 3012 , at 8:30 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: May 16, 2013.
Submit Written Comments to: David Brenna, Old Capitol Building, 600 Washington Street, Room 400, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (360) 586-4548, by May 9, 2013.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact David Brenna by May 9, 2013, (360) 725-6238.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Reduces certain requirements for advisory boards.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Stakeholder supported.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 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, Implementation and Enforcement: David Brenna, P.O. Box 42736 , Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-6238.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The proposed amendment does not have an impact on small business and therefore does not meet the requirements for a statement under RCW 19.85.030 (1) or (2).
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The proposed amendment does not have an impact on small business and therefore does not meet the requirements for a statement under RCW 19.85.030 (1) and (2).
February 5, 2013
Senior Policy Analyst
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 09-20-110, filed 10/7/09, effective 11/7/09)
WAC 181-78A-250 Approval standards professional education advisory board. Building on the mission to prepare educators who demonstrate a positive impact on student learning, the following evidence shall be evaluated to determine whether each preparation program is in compliance with the program approval standards of WAC 181-78A-220(1):
(1) The ((
college or university)) professional education
advisory board has been established in accordance with WAC 181-78A-209.
The educational service district professional
education advisory board for a teacher professional
certification program has been established in accordance with
(3))) The professional education advisory board has adopted operating procedures and has met at least three times a year.
(4))) (3) The professional education advisory board has
reviewed all program approval standards at least once every
(5))) (4) The professional education advisory board
annually has reviewed and analyzed data for the purposes of
determining whether candidates have a positive impact on
student learning and providing the institution with
recommendations for programmatic change. This data may
include, but not be limited to: Student surveys, follow-up
studies, employment placement records, student performance
portfolios, course evaluations, and summaries of performance
on the pedagogy assessment for teacher candidates.
(6))) (5) The professional education advisory board has
made recommendations when appropriate for program changes to
the institution which must in turn consider and respond to the
recommendations in writing in a timely fashion.
(7) The professional education advisory board annually
has seen, reviewed and approved an executive summary of the
activities of the professional education advisory board. The
college, university or educational service district has
submitted the approved executive summary to the professional
educator standards board.
(8) The professional education advisory board for administrator preparation programs participated in the candidate selection process for principal preparation programs.))
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 09-20-110, § 181-78A-250, filed 10/7/09, effective 11/7/09; 07-04-004, § 181-78A-250, filed 1/24/07, effective 2/24/07; 06-14-010, § 181-78A-250, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-250, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 03-19-020, § 180-78A-250, filed 9/5/03, effective 10/6/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. 02-18-037, § 180-78A-250, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 01-13-106, § 180-78A-250, filed 6/20/01, effective 7/21/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). 99-01-174, § 180-78A-250, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.]