WSR 16-10-017
[Filed April 22, 2016, 4:24 p.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 15-17-026.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amends WAC 181-82A-202 to change the designation of the endorsement for "English language learners" to "English for speakers of other languages."
Hearing Location(s): Radisson Hotel, SeaTac Airport, 18118 International Boulevard, Seattle, WA 98188, on July 20, 2016, at 8:30.
Date of Intended Adoption: July 20, 2016.
Submit Written Comments to: David Brenna, 600 Washington Street, Room 400, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail, fax (360) 586-4548, by July 13, 2016.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact David Brenna by July 13, 2016, (360) 725-6238.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Changes the name of an existing endorsement (ELL) to a new term now used by vendors for teacher assessments (ESOL).
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Not applicable.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28A.410 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: David Brenna, P.O. Box 47256 [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 David Brenna, 600 Washington Street, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-6238, fax (360) 586-4548, e-mail
April 22, 2016
David Brenna
Senior Policy Analyst
AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 08-08-027, filed 3/24/08, effective 4/24/08)
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 ((language learner)) for speakers of other languages.
(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, and technology education.
(f) English language arts.
(g) History.
(h) Mathematics.
(i) Science.
(j) Social studies.
(k) Traffic safety.