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Chapter 180-44 WAC

Last Update: 3/14/07

TEACHERS' RESPONSIBILITIES

WAC Sections

HTMLPDF180-44-005Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.305.130(6) and 28A.600.010.
HTMLPDF180-44-007Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.04.120(6) and 28A.58.101—Application.
HTMLPDF180-44-010Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.04.120(6) and 28A.58.101—Responsibilities related to instruction.
HTMLPDF180-44-020Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.04.120(6) and 28A.58.101—Responsibilities related to discipline of pupils.
HTMLPDF180-44-040Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.04.120(6) and 28A.58.101—Classroom—Physical environment.
HTMLPDF180-44-060Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.04.120(6) and 28A.58.101—Drugs and alcohol—Use of as cause for dismissal.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
180-44-030Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.04.120(6) and 28A.58.101—Excuse for pupil absence required. [SBE 44-4-22, filed 3/29/65, effective 4/29/65.] Repealed by WSR 81-12-022 (Order 4-81), filed 6/1/81. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.04.120 and 28A.58.101.
180-44-050Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.305.130(6) and 28A.600.010—School day as related to the teacher. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.600.010. WSR 91-08-055, § 180-44-050, filed 4/2/91, effective 5/3/91; SBE 44-4-24, filed 3/29/65, effective 4/29/65.] Repealed by WSR 07-07-055, filed 3/14/07, effective 4/14/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130.


PDF180-44-005

Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.305.130(6) and 28A.600.010.

Pursuant to authority vested in the state board of education under provisions of RCW 28A.305.130(6) and 28A.600.010 to prescribe rules and regulations for the government of the common schools, pupils and teachers, the state board of education hereby adopts rules and regulations provided in WAC 180-44-007 through 180-44-060 relating to teachers.
[Statutory Authority: 1990 c 33. WSR 90-17-009, § 180-44-005, filed 8/6/90, effective 9/6/90; Order 7-77, § 180-44-005, filed 6/1/77; SBE 44-4-1, filed 3/29/65, effective 4/29/65.]



PDF180-44-007

Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.04.120(6) and 28A.58.101—Application.

The rules and regulations provided for in WAC 180-44-010 through 180-44-060 shall be applicable to all teachers and other certificated personnel of grades kindergarten through twelve of the common schools.
[SBE 44-4-2, filed 3/29/65, effective 4/29/65.]



PDF180-44-010

Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.04.120(6) and 28A.58.101—Responsibilities related to instruction.

(1) It shall be the responsibility of the teacher to follow the prescribed courses of study and to enforce the rules and regulations of the school district, the state superintendent of public instruction and the state board of education, maintaining and rendering the appropriate records and reports.
(2) Teachers shall have the right, and it shall be their duty, to direct and control within reasonable limits the studies of their pupils, taking into consideration individual differences among pupils: Provided, That all pupils shall receive instruction in such prescribed courses of study as are required by law and regulations.
(3) Teachers shall be responsible for the evaluation of each pupil's educational growth and development and for making periodic reports to parents or guardian and to the designated school administrator.
(4) Teachers are required to make daily preparation for their duties, preparation to include attendance at teachers' meetings and such other professional work contributing to efficient school service as may be required by the principal, superintendent or board of directors.
[Order 7-77, § 180-44-010, filed 6/1/77; SBE 44-4-20, filed 3/29/65, effective 4/29/65.]



PDF180-44-020

Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.04.120(6) and 28A.58.101—Responsibilities related to discipline of pupils.

(1) Teachers shall maintain good order and discipline in their classrooms at all times, and any neglect of this requirement shall constitute sufficient cause for dismissal.
[Order 7-77, § 180-44-020, filed 6/1/77; SBE 44-4-21, filed 3/29/65, effective 4/29/65.]



PDF180-44-040

Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.04.120(6) and 28A.58.101—Classroom—Physical environment.

Every teacher shall give careful attention to the maintenance of a healthful atmosphere in the classroom, reporting to the principal or his designated representative any shortcomings in lighting, heating or ventilation.
[SBE 44-4-23, filed 3/29/65, effective 4/29/65.]



PDF180-44-060

Regulatory provisions relating to RCW 28A.04.120(6) and 28A.58.101—Drugs and alcohol—Use of as cause for dismissal.

Use by any certificated person of habit-forming drugs, without pharmaceutical prescription by a duly licensed practitioner of medicine and/or dentistry licensed doctor of medicine, or any unauthorized use of alcoholic beverage on school premises, or at a school-sponsored activity off the school premises, shall constitute sufficient cause for dismissal or nonrenewal of contract.
[Order 7-77, § 180-44-060, filed 6/1/77; SBE 44-4-25, filed 3/29/65, effective 4/29/65.]