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Chapter 181-79A WAC

Last Update: 6/5/14

STANDARDS FOR TEACHER, ADMINISTRATOR, AND EDUCATIONAL STAFF ASSOCIATE CERTIFICATION

WAC Sections

Authority.
BACKGROUND
Purpose.
Public policy purposes of professional educator standards board performance-based certification system.
Knowledge and skill requirements of the performance-based certification system—Teachers.
Definitions.
Equivalency of standards.
Denial of application for certification or endorsement by approved professional preparation training institutions.
Validity date.
GENERAL CERTIFICATION PROVISIONS
Uniform expiration date.
Certificate replacement.
Certificates—Previous standards.
Application for certification.
Renewal of certificate.
Temporary permits.
Fee for certification.
Use of fee for certification.
TYPES AND LEVELS OF CERTIFICATES
Types of certificates.
Levels and validity of certificates.
GENERAL CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
General requirements—Teachers, administrators, educational staff associates and first peoples' language, culture, and oral tribal traditions teachers.
Good moral character and personal fitness—Necessary supporting evidence by applicants.
Affidavits from applicants.
Requirements for providing contact information.
SPECIFIC CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR INITIAL/RESIDENCY AND CONTINUING/PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES
Academic and experience requirements for certification—Teachers.
Standards for teachers with professional certification.
Academic and experience requirements for certification—Administrators.
Issues of abuse course work requirement for continuing certification—Administrators.
Academic and experience requirements for certification—School counselors and school psychologists.
Academic and experience requirements for certification—School nurse, school occupational therapist, school physical therapist and school speech-language pathologist or audiologist, and school social worker.
Issues of abuse course work requirement for continuing or professional certification—Educational staff associate.
SPECIFIC CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR LIMITED, INSTRUCTIONAL SPECIALIST AND INTERNSHIP CERTIFICATES
Limited certificates.
RENEWAL, REINSTATEMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Initial and continuing certificates—Renewal, reinstatement, and continuing education requirements.
Residency and professional certification.
First peoples' language, culture, and oral tribal traditions certificates—Renewal and continuing education requirements.
Reinstatement of continuing certificates.
CERTIFICATION FOR OUT-OF-STATE/FOREIGN TRAINED APPLICANTS
Certification of out-of-state trained educational personnel—Interstate educational personnel contracts.
Out-of-state candidates.
Establishing equivalency for course work, degrees and programs completed in countries outside the United States.
Teacher, principal, and educational staff associate exchange permits.