WSR 04-20-091

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed October 5, 2004, 2:33 p.m. , effective November 5, 2004 ]


Purpose: To clearly identify the dates by which the administrator and educational staff associate preparation programs must implement the new standards and certification requirements.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 180-79A-006.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-15-117 on July 20, 2004.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: August 27, 2004.

October 5, 2004

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-6987.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 00-03-048, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00)

WAC 180-79A-006   Purpose.   The purposes of this chapter are:

(1) To establish a performance-based certification system to be fully implemented for all teacher candidates applying for the residency certificate after August 31, 2000, and for all teacher candidates applying for the professional certificate after August 31, 2001((, and for all administrator and educational staff associate candidates not later than August 31, 2004)). A performance-based certification system shall be fully implemented for all principals/program administrators applying for the residency certificate after August 31, 2004, and for all principal/program administrator candidates applying for the professional certificate after August 31, 2006. A performance-based professional certificate system shall be fully implemented for school psychologists, school counselors, and school social workers applying for the residency certificate after August 31, 2005, and for the professional certificate after August 31, 2007.

(2) To establish the various certificates which must be held as a condition to employment in the Washington school system. The performance-based certification system shall include the issuance of a residency certificate, a professional certificate, and other certificates which the state board of education may add in the future.

(3) To establish the conditions and procedures governing issuance and retention of those and other certificates, including endorsements thereon.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 00-03-048, 180-79A-006, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). 99-01-174, 180-79A-006, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.]

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