WSR 13-04-081

PROPOSED RULES

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR

STANDARDS BOARD

[ Filed February 5, 2013, 12:20 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 12-23-034.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amends WAC 181-78A-250 to reduce certain requirements for professional educator advisory boards a [and] preparation programs.

Hearing Location(s): Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel, 201 North Wenatchee Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801, on May 16, 3012 [2013], at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: May 16, 2013.

Submit Written Comments to: David Brenna, Old Capitol Building, 600 Washington Street, Room 400, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail david.brenna@k12.wa.us, fax (360) 586-4548, by May 9, 2013.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact David Brenna by May 9, 2013, (360) 725-6238.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Reduces certain requirements for advisory boards.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Stakeholder supported.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28A.410 RCW.

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: David Brenna, 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 not required under RCW 34.05.328. 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) and (2).

February 5, 2013

David Brenna

Senior Policy Analyst

OTS-5126.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 09-20-110, filed 10/7/09, effective 11/7/09)

WAC 181-78A-250   Approval standards professional education advisory board.   Building on the mission to prepare educators who demonstrate a positive impact on student learning, the following evidence shall be evaluated to determine whether each preparation program is in compliance with the program approval standards of WAC 181-78A-220(1):

(1) The ((college or university)) professional education advisory board has been established in accordance with WAC 181-78A-209.

(2) ((The educational service district professional education advisory board for a teacher professional certification program has been established in accordance with WAC 181-78A-520.

(3))) The professional education advisory board has adopted operating procedures and has met at least three times a year.

(((4))) (3) The professional education advisory board has reviewed all program approval standards at least once every five years.

(((5))) (4) The professional education advisory board annually has reviewed and analyzed data for the purposes of determining whether candidates have a positive impact on student learning and providing the institution with recommendations for programmatic change. This data may include, but not be limited to: Student surveys, follow-up studies, employment placement records, student performance portfolios, course evaluations, and summaries of performance on the pedagogy assessment for teacher candidates.

(((6))) (5) The professional education advisory board has made recommendations when appropriate for program changes to the institution which must in turn consider and respond to the recommendations in writing in a timely fashion.

(((7) The professional education advisory board annually has seen, reviewed and approved an executive summary of the activities of the professional education advisory board. The college, university or educational service district has submitted the approved executive summary to the professional educator standards board.

(8) The professional education advisory board for administrator preparation programs participated in the candidate selection process for principal preparation programs.))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 09-20-110, 181-78A-250, filed 10/7/09, effective 11/7/09; 07-04-004, 181-78A-250, filed 1/24/07, effective 2/24/07; 06-14-010, 181-78A-250, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. 06-02-051, recodified as 181-78A-250, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. 03-19-020, 180-78A-250, filed 9/5/03, effective 10/6/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. 02-18-037, 180-78A-250, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). 01-13-106, 180-78A-250, filed 6/20/01, effective 7/21/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). 99-01-174, 180-78A-250, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.]