WSR 08-08-027




[ Filed March 24, 2008, 2:54 p.m. , effective April 24, 2008 ]

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: 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.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 181-82A-202.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.210.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-04-090 on February 5, 2008.

A final cost-benefit analysis is available by contacting Nasue Nishida, P.O. Box 47236, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-6238, fax (360) 586-4548, e-mail

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: March 19, 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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