WSR 99-04-110

PROPOSED RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed February 3, 1999, 11:00 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 98-16-098.

Title of Rule: WAC 180-82-315 Designated science: Biology--Secondary, supporting, 180-82-317 Designated science: Chemistry--Secondary, supporting, 180-82-319 Designated science: Earth science--Secondary, supporting, 180-82-321 Designated science: Physics--Secondary, supporting, and 180-82-349 Designated science: Mathematics--Secondary, supporting.

Purpose: To create supporting endorsements for teacher certificates in the above-mentioned areas.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010.

Summary: The proposed new sections will create supporting endorsements in math and four areas of science.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: This will encourage additional people to seek endorsements in these areas.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Larry Davis, State Board of Education, Olympia, (360) 753-6715.

Name of Proponent: State Board of Education, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: See Purpose above.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See above.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. Not applicable.

Hearing Location: Department of Labor and Industries, 7273 Linderson Way S.W., Tumwater, WA 98501, on March 17, 1999, at 8:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Patty Martin by March 5, 1999, TDD (360) 664-3631, or (360) 753-6715.

Submit Written Comments to: Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, fax (360) 586-2357, by March 5, 1999.

Date of Intended Adoption: March 19, 1999.

February 2, 1999

Larry Davis

Executive Director

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NEW SECTION
WAC 180-82-315
Designated science: Biology--Secondary, supporting.

In order to receive a supporting endorsement in designated science: Biology, the candidate shall have completed a state approved preparation program in designated science: Biology which shall be comprised of the appropriate pedagogy courses and field experiences/internship, pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC, as well as twenty-four quarter credit hours (sixteen semester credit hours) in the subject areas below. Through the completion of this course work and/or an alternative performance-based assessment acceptable to the college/university, the candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge and skills from the following areas*:

(1) Botany with lab.

(2) Zoology with lab.

(3) Genetics.

(4) Microbiology or cell biology with lab.

(5) Chemistry with lab.

(6) Ecology.

(7) Evolution.

(8) Lab safety, practice, and management.

(9) Lab, inquiry-based experience.

(10) Relationship of the concepts of science to contemporary, historical, technological, and societal issues.


*Program must include #(8) Lab safety, practice and management.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 180-82-317
Designated science: Chemistry--Secondary, supporting.

In order to receive a supporting endorsement in designated science: Chemistry, the candidate shall have completed a state approved preparation program in designated science: Chemistry which shall be comprised of the appropriate pedagogy courses and field experiences/internship, pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC, as well as twenty-four quarter credit hours (sixteen semester credit hours) in the subject areas below. Through the completion of this course work and/or an alternative performance-based assessment acceptable to the college/university, the candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge and skills from the following areas*:

(1) General principles of chemistry with lab (i.e., inorganic, physical, and analytical).

(2) Advanced study in organic chemistry with lab.

(3) Quantitative analysis with lab.

(4) Biochemistry with lab.

(5) Physics.

(6) Lab safety, practice, and management.

(7) Lab, inquiry-based experience.

(8) Relationship of the concepts of science to contemporary, historical, technological, and societal issues.


*Program must include #(6) Lab safety, practice and management.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 180-82-319
Designated science: Earth science--Secondary, supporting.

In order to receive a supporting endorsement in designated science, the candidate shall have completed a state approved preparation program in designated science: Earth science which shall be comprised of the appropriate pedagogy courses and field experience/internship, pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC, as well as twenty-four quarter credit hours (sixteen semester credit hours) in the subject areas below. Through the completion of this course work and/or an alternative performance-based assessment acceptable to the college/university, the candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge and skills from the following areas*:

(1) Physical geology.

(2) Historical geology.

(3) Environmental issues related to earth science.

(4) Oceanography.

(5) Astronomy.

(6) Meteorology.

(7) Lab safety, practice, and management.

(8) Lab, inquiry-based experience.

(9) Relationship of the concepts of science to contemporary, historical, technological, and societal issues.


*Program must include #(7) Lab safety, practice and management.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 180-82-321
Designated science: Physics--Secondary, supporting.

In order to receive a supporting endorsement in designated science: Physics, the candidate shall have completed a state approved preparation program in designated science: Physics which shall be comprised of the appropriate pedagogy courses and field experiences/internship, pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC, as well as twenty-four quarter credit hours (sixteen semester credit hours) in the subject areas below. Through the completion of this course work and/or an alternative performance-based assessment acceptable to the college/university the candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge and skills in the following areas:

(1) General principles of physics, with lab.

(2) Lab safety, practice and management.

(3) Lab, inquiry-based experience.

(4) Relationships of the concepts of science to contemporary, historical, technological and societal issues.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 180-82-349
Mathematics--Secondary, supporting.

In order to receive a supporting endorsement in mathematics, the candidate shall have completed a state approved preparation program in mathematics which shall be comprised of the appropriate pedagogy courses and field experiences/internship, pursuant to chapter 180-78A WAC, as well as twenty-four quarter credit hours (sixteen semester credit hours) in the subject areas below. Through the completion of this course work and/or an alternative performance-based assessment acceptable to the college/university, the candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge and skills in the following areas:

(1) Geometry (Euclidean and non-Euclidean).

(2) Probability and statistics.

(3) Logic and problem solving.

(4) History of math or foundations of math.

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