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Program approval standards for approved preparation programs.

The program approval standards for approved preparation programs for teachers, administrators, and educational staff associates are as follows:
(1) Professional education advisory boards: The institution or organization, in compliance with the provisions of WAC 181-78A-250, has established and maintained a professional education advisory board to participate in and cooperate with the institution or organization on decisions related to the development, implementation, and revision of each preparation program—i.e., teacher, administrator, school counselor, and school psychologist.
(2) Accountability: Each institution or organization, in compliance with the provision of WAC 181-78A-255, has established a performance-based preparation program.
(3) Unit governance and resources: A separate school, department, or other administrative unit within the institution or organization, in compliance with the provision of WAC 181-78A-261, is responsible for providing the resources needed to develop and maintain quality preparation programs.
(4) Program design: Each institution or organization, in compliance with the provision of WAC 181-78A-264, is responsible for establishing a collaboratively developed approved preparation program that is based on a conceptual framework, current research and best practice that reflects the state's learning goals and essential academic learning requirements.
(5) Knowledge and skills: Each institution or organization, in compliance with the provision of WAC 181-78A-270, has established policies requiring all candidates for certification to know and demonstrate the content, pedagogical, and professional knowledge and skills required for the particular certificate and areas of endorsement, which reflect the state's learning goals and essential academic learning requirements, and are necessary to help all students learn.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 13-03-155, § 181-78A-220, filed 1/23/13, effective 2/23/13; WSR 11-01-047, § 181-78A-220, filed 12/7/10, effective 1/7/11; WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-220, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-220, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) through (4). WSR 02-04-014, § 180-78A-220, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) and (2). WSR 99-23-023, § 180-78A-220, filed 11/9/99, effective 12/10/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-220, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.]
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