WSR 07-04-006




[ Filed January 24, 2007, 3:56 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-17 [06-17-163].

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 181-82A-202 Certificate endorsements.

Hearing Location(s): Semiahmoo, 9565 Semiahmoo Parkway, Blaine, WA 98230, on March 14, 2007, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: March 14, 2007.

Submit Written Comments to: Nasue Nishida, P.O. Box 47236, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail, fax (360) 725-6238, by March 10, 2007.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Nasue Nishida by March 10, 2007, TTY (360) 644-3631 or (360) 725-6275.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Change the name of the "earth science" endorsement to "earth and space science" endorsement.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Better reflects the broad content of the revised endorsement competencies.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.

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

Name of Proponent: Professional educator standards board, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Nasue Nishida, P.O. Box 42736, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-6275.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The proposed amendment does not have an impact on small business and therefore does not meet the requirements for a statement under RCW 19.85.030 (1) or (2).

A cost-benefit analysis is required under RCW 34.05.328. A preliminary cost-benefit analysis may be obtained by contacting Nasue Nishida, P.O. Box 42736, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-6275, fax (360) 586-4548, e-mail

January 24, 2007

Nasue Nishida

Policy and Research Analyst


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-02-051, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06)

WAC 181-82A-202   Certificate endorsements.   Teacher certificates shall be endorsed as follows:

(1) All levels:

(a) Bilingual education.

(b) Designated arts: Dance.

(c) Designated arts: Theatre arts.

(d) Designated arts: Music: Choral, instrumental or general.

(e) Designated arts, visual arts.

(f) Designated world languages.

(g) English as a second language.

(h) Health/fitness.

(i) Library media.

(j) Reading.

(k) Special education.

(2) Early childhood:

(a) Early childhood education.

(b) Early childhood special education.

(3) Elementary education.

(4) Middle level:

(a) Middle level -- Humanities.

(b) Middle level -- Math/science.

(5) Secondary level:

(a) Designated science: Biology.

(b) Designated science: Chemistry.

(c) Designated science: Earth and space science.

(d) Designated science: Physics.

(e) Designated career and technical education: Agriculture education, business education, family and consumer sciences education, marketing education, and technology education.

(f) English language arts.

(g) History.

(h) Mathematics.

(i) Science.

(j) Social studies.

(k) Traffic safety.

[06-02-051, recodified as 181-82A-202, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: Chapter 28A.410 RCW and RCW 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 02-04-013, 180-82A-202, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02.]

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