WSR 97-04-081

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

[Filed February 5, 1997, 10:55 a.m.]

Date of Adoption: January 24, 1997.

Purpose: The purpose is to move sections from chapter 180-79 WAC to chapter 180-78 WAC.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 180-78-205, 180-78-215, 180-78-235, and 180-78-285.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 97-01-106 on December 18, 1996.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, amended 4, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 4, repealed 0.

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

February 4, 1997

Larry Davis

Executive Director

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 94-24-041, filed 12/2/94, effective 1/2/95)

WAC 180-78-205 Program approval requirement--General knowledge required by all candidates for certification as teacher, administrator, school counselor, school psychologist, and school social worker. An approved preparation program shall require all candidates for certification as teacher, administrator, school counselor, school psychologist, and school social worker to complete course work that covers the general knowledge required in WAC ((180-79-131)) 180-78-207 for all candidates for certification unless waived pursuant to WAC 180-78-215, 180-78-235, or 180-78-285: Provided, That effective August 31, 1997, an approved program for principals shall be exempted from this section and shall require candidates for principal certification to complete course work that covers the performance domains required by WAC 180-78-257.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 94-24-041, 180-78-205, filed 12/2/94, effective 1/2/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.70.005. 88-07-002 (Order 7-88), 180-78-205, filed 3/3/88.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 7-88, filed 3/3/88)

WAC 180-78-215 Program approval requirement--General knowledge required by all candidates for certification as teachers. An approved preparation program for teachers shall include course work, either separate or combination of courses, that cover the general knowledge required in WAC ((180-79-131 and 180-79-136)) 180-78-207 and 180-78-217 for all candidates for certification as teachers: Provided, That the college or university may waive the required course work for any candidate, based on an individual determination, if the college or university determines that previous work experiences, other course work, or alternative learning experiences have or will provide the candidates with the knowledge and skills otherwise to be gained from the required course work: Provided further, That in the event the candidate has served as a teacher aide in a public or an approved private school and the candidate so requests and provides appropriate documentation, the college or university must evaluate the candidate pursuant to WAC 180-78-225.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.70.005. 88-07-002 (Order 7-88), 180-78-215, filed 3/3/88.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 94-24-041, filed 12/2/94, effective 1/2/95)

WAC 180-78-235 Program approval requirement--General knowledge required by all candidates for certification as administrators. An approved preparation program for administrators shall include course work, either separate or combination of courses, that cover the general knowledge required in WAC ((180-79-131 and 180-79-140)) 180-78-207 and 180-78-237 for all candidates for certification as administrators: Provided, That the college or university may waive the required course work for any candidate, based on an individual determination, if the college or university determines that previous work experiences, other course work, or alternative learning experiences have or will provide the candidates with the knowledge and skills otherwise to be gained from the required course work: Provided further, That effective August 31, 1997, an approved program for principals shall be exempted from this section and shall require candidates for principal certification to complete course work that covers the performance domains required by WAC 180-78-257.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 94-24-041, 180-78-235, filed 12/2/94, effective 1/2/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.70.005. 88-07-002 (Order 7-88), 180-78-235, filed 3/3/88.]

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 94-24-038, filed 12/2/94, effective 1/2/95)

WAC 180-78-285 Program approval requirement--General knowledge required for all school counselor, school psychologist and school social worker candidates for certification. An approved preparation program for school counselors, school psychologists and school social workers shall include course work, either separate or combination of courses, that cover the general knowledge required in WAC ((180-79-131)) 180-78-207 for all candidates for certification: Provided, That the college or university may waive the required course work for any candidate, based on an individual determination, if the college or university determines that previous work experiences, other course work, or alternative learning experiences have or will provide the candidates with the knowledge and skills otherwise to be gained from the required course work.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010, 28A.305.130 (1), (2) and (3). 94-24-038, 180-78-285, filed 12/2/94, effective 1/2/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.70.005. 88-07-002 (Order 7-88), 180-78-285, filed 3/3/88.]

NEW SECTION

The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are recodified as follows:

Old WAC Number New WAC Number

180-79-131 180-78-207

180-79-136 180-78-217

180-79-140 180-78-237



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