WSR 07-08-047

PROPOSED RULES

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR

STANDARDS BOARD

[ Filed March 28, 2007, 3:31 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-17-168.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 181-77-041 Requirements for candidates seeking career and technical education certification on the basis of business and industry work experience.

Hearing Location(s): Red Lion Hotel at the Park, West 303 North River Drive, Spokane, WA 99201, on May 16, 2007, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: May 16, 2007.

Submit Written Comments to: Nasue Nishida, P.O. Box 47236, Olympia, 98504, e-mail nasue.nishida@k12.wa.us, fax (360) 586-4548, by May 10, 2007.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Nasue Nishida by May 10, 2007, TTY (360) 664-3631 or (360) 725-6238.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Further explanation was needed in this section to clarify its intent for school apportionment purposes specifically. It does not change the certification of CTE teachers in any way.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: School apportionment division can now refer to the specific provision that was originally intended.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.210 and 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) 725-6238.

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 47236, phone (360) 725-6238, fax (360) 586-4548, e-mail nasue.nishida@k12.wa.us.

March 28, 2007

Nasue Nishida

Policy and Research Analyst

OTS-9667.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-14-010, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06)

WAC 181-77-041   Requirements for candidates seeking career and technical education certification on the basis of business and industry work experience.   Candidates for certification who have not completed approved programs set forth in WAC 181-82-322 shall complete the following requirements in addition to those set forth in WAC 181-79A-150 (1) and (2) and 181-79A-155 (1) and (2).

(1) Initial.

(a) Candidates for the initial certificate shall provide documentation ((of three years (six thousand hours))) of paid occupational experience in the specific career and technical education subcategory for which certification is sought. ((One year (two thousand hours) must be within the past six years. If all or part of the two thousand hours is more than six years old, candidates must complete an additional three hundred hours of recent (occurring in the last two years) occupational experience.))

(i) Three years (six thousand hours) is required.

(ii) One year (two thousand hours) must be within the past six years.

(iii) If all or part of the two thousand hours is more than six years old, an additional three hundred hours of recent (occurring in the last two years) occupational experience is required.

(b) Candidates for the initial certificate shall complete a professional educator standards board approved program under WAC 181-77A-029 in which they demonstrate competence in the general standards for all career and technical education teacher certificate candidates pursuant to WAC 181-77A-165, which include but are not limited to knowledge and skills in the following areas:

(i) General and specific safety;

(ii) Career and technical education teaching methods;

(iii) Occupational analysis;

(iv) Course organization and curriculum design;

(v) Philosophy of vocational education;

(vi) Personal student development and leadership techniques.

(c) Candidates for the initial certificate shall also demonstrate knowledge and skills in the following areas:

(i) School law;

(ii) Issues related to abuse as specified in WAC 181-77A-165(7).

(d) In addition, candidates for initial certification in diversified occupations or coordinator of work based learning shall demonstrate competency in knowledge and skills described in WAC 181-77A-180.

(2) Initial renewal. Candidates for renewal of the initial certificate must complete three quarter hours of credit or thirty clock hours of career and technical education educator training in the subject matter certified to teach since the initial certificate was issued or renewed.

(3) Continuing.

(a) Candidates for the continuing certificate shall have in addition to the requirements for the initial certificate at least nine quarter hours or ninety clock hours of career and technical education educator training in the career and technical education subject matter to be certified completed subsequent to the issuance of the initial certificate.

(b) Candidates for the continuing certificate shall provide as a condition for the issuance of a continuing certificate documentation of two years of teaching/coordination in the career and technical education subject matter certified to teach with an authorized employer -- i.e., school district(s) or skills center(s).

(4) Continuing certificate renewal.

(a) Candidates for renewal of the continuing certificate shall complete since the previous continuing certificate was issued one of the following:

(i) Six quarter hours or sixty clock hours of career and technical education educator training;

(ii) Three quarter hours or thirty clock hours of career and technical education educator training and three quarter hours or thirty clock hours of technical education/upgrading;

(iii) Three quarter hours or thirty clock hours of career and technical education educator training and three hundred hours of occupational experience.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 06-14-010, 181-77-041, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. 06-02-051, recodified as 181-77-041, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 02-18-039, 180-77-041, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 02-04-018, 180-77-041, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010. 00-18-064, 180-77-041, filed 9/1/00, effective 10/2/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 98-01-026, 180-77-041, filed 12/8/97, effective 1/8/98; 97-04-085, 180-77-041, filed 2/5/97, effective 3/8/97; 95-12-056, 180-77-041, filed 6/2/95, effective 7/3/95.]

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