Last Update: 7/19/17

Chapter 181-78A WAC

APPROVAL STANDARDS FOR PERFORMANCE-BASED PREPARATION PROGRAMS FOR TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND EDUCATIONAL STAFF ASSOCIATES

WAC Sections

GENERAL
Authority.
Purpose.
Minimum state standards.
Definition of terms.
Program approval.
GENERAL APPROVAL PROVISIONS
Existing approved programs.
Procedures for initial approval of an educator preparation program.
Length of time for which program approval status shall be granted.
Programs voluntarily rescinding state approval.
Disapproved programs.
Procedures for reestablishment of approval status for an educator preparation program.
Field placement agreements.
Approval of preparation program offered by an out-of-state institution or organization within the state applicable to certification.
Programs approved in other states operating field experiences in Washington state.
Responsibilities of deans, directors, or other designated administrators.
PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION ADVISORY BOARDSGENERAL PROVISIONS
Required professional education advisory board.
Qualification to be appointed to an institution or organization professional education advisory board.
Professional education advisory boardsMembership.
Joint professional education advisory board.
Substitute pay for members of professional education advisory boards.
RESIDENCY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMSPROGRAM APPROVAL STANDARDSGENERAL
Program approval standards for approved preparation programs.
Acceptance of alternative standards.
RESIDENCY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMSSPECIFIC PROGRAM APPROVAL STANDARDPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION ADVISORY BOARD
Approval standards professional education advisory board.
RESIDENCY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMSSPECIFIC PROGRAM APPROVAL STANDARDACCOUNTABILITY
Approval standardAccountability.
RESIDENCY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMSSPECIFIC PROGRAM APPROVAL STANDARDRESOURCES
Approval standardProgram resources and governance.
RESIDENCY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMSSPECIFIC PROGRAM APPROVAL STANDARDPROGRAM DESIGN
Approval standardProgram design.
RESIDENCY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMSSPECIFIC PROGRAM APPROVAL STANDARDKNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Approval standardKnowledge and skills.
OTHER PROGRAM APPROVAL REQUIREMENTS
Program requirements for teacher candidates.
Course work/internship waiver.
Special consideration for certain former para-educators.
Demographic information.
ADMINISTRATOR INTERNSHIPS
Internship standardsState-funded administrator interns.
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAMSPROGRAM APPROVAL STANDARDSPECIFICKNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
First peoples' language, culture, and oral tribal traditions certification programFindings, purposes and intentDefinitionsProgram establishedTribal eligibility to participateProgram requirementsAssignment of teachersReports.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS CHAPTER
181-78A-151
Preparation of superintendents. [WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-151, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-151, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 11-01-047, filed 12/7/10, effective 1/7/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-200
Basic skills. [WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-200, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. WSR 02-18-037, § 180-78A-200, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-200, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 11-01-047, filed 12/7/10, effective 1/7/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-272
Approval of residency certificate preparation programs for principals/program administrators, school psychologists, school counselors and school social workers. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 11-01-047, § 181-78A-272, filed 12/7/10, effective 1/7/11; WSR 07-04-002, § 181-78A-272, filed 1/24/07, effective 2/24/07; WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-272, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-272, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. WSR 04-20-089, § 180-78A-272, filed 10/5/04, effective 11/5/04.] Repealed by WSR 15-06-028, filed 2/25/15, effective 3/28/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-310
Program approvalTeachers, collaboration with K-12 schools. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-310, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-310, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) and (2). WSR 99-23-023, § 180-78A-310, 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-310, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 13-20-032, filed 9/24/13, effective 10/25/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-315
Program approval requirementField experience for school counselors. [WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-315, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-315, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 10-17-029, filed 8/9/10, effective 9/9/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210 and 2009 c 548, 2010 c 235, 2009 c 128 [2009 c 468].
181-78A-317
Program approval requirementField experience for school psychologists. [WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-317, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-317, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 10-17-029, filed 8/9/10, effective 9/9/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210 and 2009 c 548, 2010 c 235, 2009 c 128 [2009 c 468].
181-78A-319
Program approval requirementField experience for school social workers. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 07-19-059, § 181-78A-319, filed 9/14/07, effective 10/15/07. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-319, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. WSR 05-15-022, § 180-78A-319, filed 7/7/05, effective 8/7/05; WSR 04-21-038, § 180-78A-319, filed 10/15/04, effective 11/15/04.] Repealed by WSR 10-17-029, filed 8/9/10, effective 9/9/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210 and 2009 c 548, 2010 c 235, 2009 c 128 [2009 c 468].
181-78A-325
Program approval requirementField experience for all administrators. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210 and 2009 legislative budget reductions. WSR 09-20-093, § 181-78A-325, filed 10/6/09, effective 11/6/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-325, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-325, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. WSR 02-18-037, § 180-78A-325, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-325, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 10-17-029, filed 8/9/10, effective 9/9/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210 and 2009 c 548, 2010 c 235, 2009 c 128 [2009 c 468].
181-78A-500
Professional certificate program approval. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 13-14-026, § 181-78A-500, filed 6/25/13, effective 7/26/13; WSR 09-22-023, § 181-78A-500, filed 10/26/09, effective 12/1/11; WSR 09-16-053, § 181-78A-500, filed 7/29/09, effective 8/29/09; WSR 07-04-004, § 181-78A-500, filed 1/24/07, effective 2/24/07; WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-500, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-500, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.401.010 [28A.410.010]. WSR 04-21-038, § 180-78A-500, filed 10/15/04, effective 11/15/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. WSR 02-18-037, § 180-78A-500, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305 [28A.305.130] (1) and (2). WSR 00-13-064, § 180-78A-500, filed 6/16/00, effective 7/17/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-500, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-136, filed 7/19/17, effective 8/19/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-505
OverviewTeacher professional certificate program. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 07-04-004, § 181-78A-505, filed 1/24/07, effective 2/24/07; WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-505, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-505, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28 410.010 [28A.410.010]. WSR 05-15-054, § 180-78A-505, filed 7/12/05, effective 8/12/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.210.160. WSR 03-23-037, § 180-78A-505, filed 11/12/03, effective 12/13/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. WSR 03-04-025, § 180-78A-505, filed 1/27/03, effective 2/27/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. WSR 02-18-037, § 180-78A-505, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. WSR 02-14-111, § 180-78A-505, filed 7/2/02, effective 8/2/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) and (2). WSR 00-03-049, § 180-78A-505, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-505, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 09-22-023, filed 10/26/09, effective 12/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-507
Overview—Principal/program administrator professional certificate programs. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 12-18-004, § 181-78A-507, filed 8/23/12, effective 9/23/12; WSR 09-16-053, § 181-78A-507, filed 7/29/09, effective 8/29/09; WSR 07-08-050, § 181-78A-507, filed 3/28/07, effective 4/28/07; WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-507, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-507, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. WSR 05-23-042, § 180-78A-507, filed 11/9/05, effective 12/10/05; WSR 04-21-039, § 180-78A-507, filed 10/15/04, effective 11/15/04; WSR 04-04-010, § 180-78A-507, filed 1/23/04, effective 2/23/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. WSR 02-18-037, § 180-78A-507, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02.] Repealed by WSR 17-11-141, filed 5/24/17, effective 6/24/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-509
Overview—Educational staff associate—School counselor/school psychologist professional certificate programs. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 12-18-004, § 181-78A-509, filed 8/23/12, effective 9/23/12; WSR 07-19-056, § 181-78A-509, filed 9/14/07, effective 10/15/07; WSR 07-04-005, § 181-78A-509, filed 1/24/07, effective 2/24/07; WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-509, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-509, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.401.010 [28A.410.010]. WSR 04-21-038, § 180-78A-509, filed 10/15/04, effective 11/15/04.] Repealed by WSR 17-11-141, filed 5/24/17, effective 6/24/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-510
Responsibilities of the professional certificate administrator. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 09-16-053, § 181-78A-510, filed 7/29/09, effective 8/29/09. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-510, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) and (2). WSR 00-03-049, § 180-78A-510, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-510, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 17-11-141, filed 5/24/17, effective 6/24/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-515
Program approval standards for professional certificate approved programs. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 09-22-023, § 181-78A-515, filed 10/26/09, effective 12/1/11; WSR 07-04-004, § 181-78A-515, filed 1/24/07, effective 2/24/07; WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-515, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-515, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) and (2). WSR 00-03-049, § 180-78A-515, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-515, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-136, filed 7/19/17, effective 8/19/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-520
Approval standard—Professional education advisory board. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 12-18-003, § 181-78A-520, filed 8/23/12, effective 9/23/12; WSR 09-22-023, § 181-78A-520, filed 10/26/09, effective 12/1/11; WSR 09-16-053, § 181-78A-520, filed 7/29/09, effective 8/29/09; WSR 07-04-004, § 181-78A-520, filed 1/24/07, effective 2/24/07; WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-520, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-520, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) and (2). WSR 00-03-049, § 180-78A-520, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-520, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-136, filed 7/19/17, effective 8/19/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-525
Approval standard—Accountability. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 12-18-003, § 181-78A-525, filed 8/23/12, effective 9/23/12; WSR 09-22-023, § 181-78A-525, filed 10/26/09, effective 12/1/11; WSR 09-16-053, § 181-78A-525, filed 7/29/09, effective 8/29/09; WSR 07-15-053, § 181-78A-525, filed 7/13/07, effective 8/13/07; WSR 07-04-004, § 181-78A-525, filed 1/24/07, effective 2/24/07; WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-525, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-525, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) and (2). WSR 00-03-049, § 180-78A-525, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-525, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-136, filed 7/19/17, effective 8/19/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-530
Approval standard—Governance and resources. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 12-18-003, § 181-78A-530, filed 8/23/12, effective 9/23/12; WSR 09-22-023, § 181-78A-530, filed 10/26/09, effective 12/1/11; WSR 07-04-004, § 181-78A-530, filed 1/24/07, effective 2/24/07; WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-530, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-530, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) and (2). WSR 00-03-049, § 180-78A-530, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-530, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-136, filed 7/19/17, effective 8/19/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-535
Approval standard—Program design. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 14-10-060 and WSR 14-07-063, § 181-78A-535, filed 5/5/14 and 3/17/14, effective 6/5/14 and 4/17/14; WSR 12-18-003, § 181-78A-535, filed 8/23/12, effective 9/23/12; WSR 09-22-023, § 181-78A-535, filed 10/26/09, effective 12/1/11; WSR 09-16-053, § 181-78A-535, filed 7/29/09, effective 8/29/09; WSR 07-19-056, § 181-78A-535, filed 9/14/07, effective 10/15/07; WSR 07-08-050, § 181-78A-535, filed 3/28/07, effective 4/28/07; WSR 07-04-004, § 181-78A-535, filed 1/24/07, effective 2/24/07; WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-535, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-535, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. WSR 05-15-051, § 180-78A-535, filed 7/12/05, effective 8/12/05; WSR 04-21-038, § 180-78A-535, filed 10/15/04, effective 11/15/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.210.160. WSR 03-23-037, § 180-78A-535, filed 11/12/03, effective 12/13/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. WSR 03-04-024, § 180-78A-535, filed 1/27/03, effective 2/27/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. WSR 02-18-037, § 180-78A-535, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. WSR 01-09-004, § 180-78A-535, filed 4/5/01, effective 5/6/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010, 28A.305.130 (1) and (2). WSR 00-18-062, § 180-78A-535, filed 9/1/00, effective 10/2/00; WSR 00-03-049, § 180-78A-535, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-535, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 17-15-136, filed 7/19/17, effective 8/19/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
181-78A-540
Approval standard—Knowledge and skills. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 13-14-026, § 181-78A-540, filed 6/25/13, effective 7/26/13; WSR 09-22-023, § 181-78A-540, filed 10/26/09, effective 12/1/11; WSR 06-14-010, § 181-78A-540, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-540, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. WSR 04-24-074, § 180-78A-540, filed 11/30/04, effective 12/31/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.401.010 [28A.410.010]. WSR 04-21-038, § 180-78A-540, filed 10/15/04, effective 11/15/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 and 28A.410.010. WSR 02-18-037, § 180-78A-540, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130 (1) and (2). WSR 00-03-049, § 180-78A-540, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-78A-540, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.] Repealed by WSR 17-11-141, filed 5/24/17, effective 6/24/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210.
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