WSR 08-08-104




[ Filed April 2, 2008, 8:09 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-23-152.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 181-77A-180 Career and technical education teacher preparation specialty standards.

Hearing Location(s): Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel, 201 North Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801, on May 21, 2008, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: May 21, 2008.

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

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

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Changes references of "work-based" to "worksite" and "diversified occupations" to "career choices." These name changes better reflect school district language.

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

March 27, 2008

Nasue Nishida

Policy and Research Analyst


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

WAC 181-77A-180   Career and technical education teacher preparation specialty standards.   In addition to the standards identified in WAC 182-82-332 or 181-77A-175, individuals obtaining certification in the areas of coordinator of ((work-based)) worksite learning or ((diversified occupations)) career choices must demonstrate competency in the following standards.

(1) Coordinator of ((work-based)) worksite learning.

(a) The ((work-based)) worksite learning coordinator demonstrates the knowledge and ability to develop, implement, manage, and evaluate a diversified ((work-based)) worksite learning program that utilizes local resources.

(b) The ((work-based)) worksite learning coordinator models ethical behavior and demonstrates the ability to facilitate, supervise, and evaluate student leadership activities.

(c) The ((work-based)) worksite learning coordinator demonstrates the ability to team with career and technical education teachers and prospective employers to relate ((work-based)) worksite learning with school-based learning and to measure student performance.

(d) The ((work-based)) worksite learning coordinator demonstrates a commitment to professional development.

(e) The ((work-based)) worksite learning coordinator demonstrates a current knowledge of the essential academic learning requirements and skills for entry level workers and uses a variety of methods to insure that students master the essential academic learning requirements.

(2) ((Diversified occupations.)) Career choices.

(a) The ((diversified occupations)) career choices teacher demonstrates competency in the areas of career exploration, employment acquisition, job retention, resource management (personal, community, workplace technology, and consumerism), economic systems (entrepreneurship, economics), basis skills development, and leadership development.

(b) The ((diversified occupations)) career choices teacher demonstrates the ability to link classroom learning with the world of work and coordinate ((work-based)) worksite learning which prepares students for the world of work.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 06-14-010, 181-77A-180, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. 06-02-051, recodified as 181-77A-180, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 02-04-018, 180-77A-180, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010. 00-18-064, 180-77A-180, filed 9/1/00, effective 10/2/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130. 97-04-087, 180-77A-180, filed 2/5/97, effective 3/8/97.]

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