Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Amending WAC 181-82A-208, the legislature requested the professional educator standards board determine competencies and programs for a mathematics specialty endorsement (RCW 28A.410.046). WAC 181-82A-208 is amended to reflect that request.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending X.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.210.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 12-23-027 on November 13, 2012.
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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: February 6, 2013.
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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 11-12-079, filed 5/31/11, effective 7/1/11)
WAC 181-82A-208 Specialty endorsements. The following specialty endorsements may be added to an existing endorsed teaching certificate:
(1) Deaf education (per RCW 28A.410.225).
(a) This specialty endorsement is required for teachers who will be working almost exclusively with students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
(b) Program requirements are waived and this specialty endorsement granted if a candidate possesses a baccalaureate or master's degree in deaf education from a teacher training program approved by the council on education of the deaf.
(2) Environmental and sustainability education.
(3) Teacher of the visually impaired.
(4) Orientation and mobility teacher. Program requirements are waived and this specialty endorsement granted if a teacher possesses an orientation and mobility specialist certificate from the academy for certification of vision rehabilitation and education professionals.
(5) Gifted education.
(6) Elementary mathematics specialist.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 11-12-079, § 181-82A-208, filed 5/31/11, effective 7/1/11; 10-17-015, § 181-82A-208, filed 8/5/10, effective 9/5/10; 09-12-087, § 181-82A-208, filed 6/1/09, effective 7/2/09; 06-20-063, § 181-82A-208, filed 9/29/06, effective 10/30/06.]