Purpose: To clarify the requirements by which an out-of-state career and technical education teacher can get a career and technical education teaching certificate in Washington.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 180-77-120.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-18-101 on September 1, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: October 22, 2004.
November 3, 2004
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.]