Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-23-140.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Creates new section in chapter 181-01 WAC and amends WAC 181-01-001 and 181-01-002 in response to legislation permitting alternative assessments such as SAT and ACT test scores above the national average to meet admission requirements to preparation programs.
Hearing Location(s): Phoenix Inn, 415 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501, on July 30, 2013, at 8:30.
Date of Intended Adoption: July 30, 2013.
Submit Written Comments to: David Brenna, Old Capitol Building, 600 Washington Street, Room 400, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail email@example.com, fax (360) 586-4548, by July 23, 2013.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact David Brenna by July 23, 2013, (360) 725-6238.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Permits alternative assessments to the WEST B for admission purposes.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Legislation HB 1178, Laws of 2013.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.220.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 28A.410.220.
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, Old Capitol Building, 600 Washington, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-6238.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. No fiscal impact.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not applicable.
May 22, 2013
Senior Policy Analyst
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-09-058, filed 4/12/07, effective 5/13/07)
WAC 181-01-001 WEST-B extension. Candidates who are prepared and/or certified out-of-state applying for a Washington state residency teaching certificate under WAC 181-79A-257 (1)(b) or 181-79A-260 have up to one calendar year from issuance of temporary permit to pass the WEST-B basic skills test or present evidence of passing an alternative assessment per WAC 181-01-0025, provided that they have completed all other requirements for residency certification other than passage of the WEST-B and are thus eligible for a temporary permit under WAC 181-79A-128.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 07-09-058, § 181-01-001, filed 4/12/07, effective 5/13/07; 06-24-084, § 181-01-001, filed 12/5/06, effective 1/5/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210, 28A.410.220. 02-21-014, § 181-01-001, filed 10/8/02, effective 11/8/02.]
(2) Candidates applying for a Washington state residency or professional teaching certificate under WAC 181-79A-257 (1)(b) who hold a certificate through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards are exempt from the WEST-B requirement.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 12-04-032, § 181-01-002, filed 1/26/12, effective 2/26/12; 06-24-084, § 181-01-002, filed 12/5/06, effective 1/5/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.220. 06-11-162 and 06-12-020, § 181-01-002, filed 5/24/06 and 5/30/06, effective 6/24/06 and 6/30/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.220 [(1)](c). 04-24-049, § 181-01-002, filed 11/29/04, effective 12/30/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.220. 04-08-047, § 181-01-002, filed 4/1/04, effective 5/2/04.]