WSR 13-09-024

EXPEDITED RULES

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR

STANDARDS BOARD

[ Filed April 9, 2013, 10:40 a.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amends WAC 181-78A-500 and 181-78A-540, corrects language to reflect prior rule changes that deregulated school social worker preparation.

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 June 18, 2013.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Language referring to school social worker preparation programs is omitted.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Technical clarification.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.210.

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, 600 Washington Street South, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-6238.

April 9, 2013

David Brenna

Senior Policy Analyst

OTS-5390.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 09-22-023, filed 10/26/09, effective 12/1/11)

WAC 181-78A-500   Professional certificate program approval.   All professional certificate programs for principals/program administrators, and school counselors, and school psychologists, ((and school social workers)) shall be approved pursuant to the requirements in WAC 181-78A-520 through 181-78A-540. Only colleges/universities with professional educator standards board-approved residency certificate principals/program administrator, and school counselor, and school psychologist((, school social worker)) preparation programs, and educational service districts are eligible to apply for approval to offer professional certificate programs. Educational service districts may partner with institutions of higher education, local school districts, or consortia of school districts to provide professional certificate programs.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 09-22-023, 181-78A-500, filed 10/26/09, effective 12/1/11; 09-16-053, 181-78A-500, filed 7/29/09, effective 8/29/09; 07-04-004, 181-78A-500, filed 1/24/07, effective 2/24/07; 06-14-010, 181-78A-500, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. 06-02-051, recodified as 181-78A-500, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.401.010 [28A.410.010]. 04-21-038, 180-78A-500, filed 10/15/04, effective 11/15/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. 02-18-037, 180-78A-500, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305 [28A.305.130] (1) and (2). 00-13-064, 180-78A-500, filed 6/16/00, effective 7/17/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). 99-01-174, 180-78A-500, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 09-22-023, filed 10/26/09, effective 12/1/11)

WAC 181-78A-540   Approval standard -- Knowledge and skills.   (1) Principal/program administrator. A successful candidate for the principal/program administrator professional certificate shall demonstrate the knowledge and skills at the professional certificate benchmark levels for the six standards pursuant to WAC 181-78A-270 (2)(b).

(2) Educational staff associate - School counselor((,)) or school psychologist((, or school social worker)). A successful candidate for the ESA professional certificate shall demonstrate the knowledge and skills at the professional certificate benchmark levels for the standards in the specific ESA role pursuant to WAC 181-78A-270 (5), (7), or (9).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 09-22-023, 181-78A-540, filed 10/26/09, effective 12/1/11; 06-14-010, 181-78A-540, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. 06-02-051, recodified as 181-78A-540, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 04-24-074, 180-78A-540, filed 11/30/04, effective 12/31/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.401.010 [28A.410.010]. 04-21-038, 180-78A-540, filed 10/15/04, effective 11/15/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. 02-18-037, 180-78A-540, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) and (2). 00-03-049, 180-78A-540, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). 99-01-174, 180-78A-540, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.]