WSR 04-18-101



[ Filed September 1, 2004, 9:27 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 04-08-056.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 180-77-120 Out-of-state candidates.

Hearing Location(s): Northwest Educational Service District 189, 1601 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA 98221, on October 20, 2004, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: October 22, 2004.

Submit Written Comments to: Larry Davis, Executive Director, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, e-mail, fax (360) 586-2357, by October 6, 2004.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Laura Moore, Executive Assistant, by October 6, 2004, TTY (360) 664-3631 or (360) 725-6025.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The amendment will allow individuals who hold a career and technical education certificate issued by another state, and who have practiced at the P-12 level in that respective role outside the state of Washington for three years, and who have completed competency based teacher training, to obtain a career and technical education certificate in Washington.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: See Purpose above.

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

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

Agency Comments or Recommendations, if any, as to Statutory Language, Implementation, Enforcement, and Fiscal Matters: See Purpose above.

Name of Proponent: State Board of Education, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Larry Davis, State Board of Education, Olympia, Washington, (360) 725-6025.

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

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not applicable.

September 1, 2004

Larry Davis

Executive Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-04-018, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02)

WAC 180-77-120   Out-of-state candidates.   Out-of-state applicants shall be eligible for Washington career and technical education certificates if they meet the standards in chapter 180-77 WAC or as follows: Provided, That candidates who apply for a career and technical education certificate who have not successfully completed course work or an in-service program including a minimum of ten clock hours of instruction on issues of abuse, must complete such course work or in-service program as a condition of the issuance of a career and technical education certificate. The content of the course work or in-service program shall discuss the identification of physical, emotional, sexual, and substance abuse, information on the impact of abuse on the behavior and learning abilities of students, discussion of the responsibilities of a teacher to report abuse or provide assistance to students who are victims of abuse, and methods for teaching students about abuse of all types and their prevention.

(1) Initial certificate. The initial certificate shall be issued by the superintendent of public instruction to a candidate who has two thousand hours of paid occupational experience and who meets one of the following:

(a) Qualifies under provisions of the interstate compact;

(b) Holds the appropriate degree and, if applicable, credit hours and/or licensing as set forth in this chapter and has completed a state-approved preparation program at a regionally accredited college or university in the professional field for which the certificate is to be issued and such additional professional fields as required by WAC 180-79A-150(4).

(c) Holds an appropriate career and technical education certificate issued by another state and had practiced at the P-12 level in that respective role outside the state of Washington for three years and has completed competency-based teacher training.

(2) Continuing certificate. The continuing certificate shall be issued on verification that the candidate has met all requirements for initial and continuing certification in the state of Washington.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 02-04-018, 180-77-120, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 01-18-043, 180-77-120, filed 8/29/01, effective 9/29/01; 98-01-026, 180-77-120, filed 12/8/97, effective 1/8/98; 97-04-085, 180-77-120, filed 2/5/97, effective 3/8/97; 95-12-056, 180-77-120, filed 6/2/95, effective 7/3/95.]

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