WSR 13-11-080

PERMANENT RULES

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR

STANDARDS BOARD

[ Filed May 17, 2013, 8:57 a.m. , effective June 17, 2013 ]


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

Purpose: Amends WAC 181-78A-250 to reduce certain requirements for professional educator advisory boards a [and] preparation programs.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending x [WAC 181-78A-250].

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.210.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 13-04-081 on February 5, 2013.

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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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: May 17, 2013.

David Brenna

Senior Policy Analyst

OTS-5126.1


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.

(2) ((The educational service district professional education advisory board for a teacher professional certification program has been established in accordance with WAC 181-78A-520.

(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 five years.

(((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.]