WSR 08-04-090




[ Filed February 5, 2008, 1:48 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 07-19-114.

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

Hearing Location(s): Red Lion Hotel, 18220 International Boulevard, Seattle, WA 98188, on March 19, 2008, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: March 19, 2008.

Submit Written Comments to: Nasue Nishida, P.O. Box 47236, Olympia, 98504, e-mail, fax (360) 586-4548, by March 10, 2008.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Nasue Nishida by March 10, 2008, TTY (360) 664-3631 or (360) 725-6238.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of these changes is to change the name of the English as a second language endorsement to better reflect the student population. The proposed name of this endorsement is English language learner. The other endorsement change is to combine the business education endorsement and the marketing education endorsement, better reflecting what these teachers do. The name for this endorsement would be the business and marketing education endorsement.

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 [47236], 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

February 3, 2008

Nasue Nishida

Policy and Research Analyst


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-19-058, filed 9/14/07, effective 10/15/07)

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 learner.

(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 -- Mathematics.

(c) Middle level -- 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 and marketing 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.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 07-19-058, 181-82A-202, filed 9/14/07, effective 10/15/07; 07-08-030, 181-82A-202, filed 3/27/07, effective 4/27/07. 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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