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WAC 181-79A-123

Certificates—Previous standards.

(1) Certificates issued under previous standards which were issued for a specific term shall continue to be effective for that term.
(2) Certificates issued under standards prior to September 1, 2000, which were issued for an indefinite period shall continue to be in effect.
(3) All persons who hold any standard teacher, administrator, or specialized personnel certificate issued under previous standards of the professional educator standards board shall be issued a continuing certificate at such time as it is necessary for them to reissue a standard certificate or on application and payment of the fee as specified in WAC 181-79A-130.
(4) Any person who holds a provisional principal's or provisional superintendent's certificate under previous standards of the professional educator standards board shall be issued upon application, including payment of applicable fees, a continuing administrator's certificate for the appropriate role and such certificates shall be subject to the continuing education requirements of chapter 181-85 WAC.
(5) Any person holding a provisional certificate as a school nurse under provisions of chapter 180-84 WAC shall be granted a continuing certificate.
(6) All persons who hold a valid initial certificate granted under previous standards of the professional educator standards board shall be authorized to meet requirements for continuing certification as set forth in the relevant previous standards except as noted below in subsections (7), (8) or (9) of this section.
(7) Any person with a valid initial teacher's certificate granted under previous standards of the professional educator standards board may renew that certificate once after August 31, 2000. The individual shall meet requirements for and apply for the continuing certificate by the expiration date on the renewed certificate or meet requirements for the residency certificate for further certification: Provided, That any person who qualified for initial renewal or continuing certificate under the provisions of WAC 181-79A-250 (1)(a) prior to their expiration date, but whose initial certificate expired after August 31, 2000, because they applied for certification too late, may apply once for such renewal or continuing certificate and will be issued such certificate.
(8) Any person with a valid initial administrator certificate granted under previous standards of the professional educator standards board shall meet requirements for and apply for the continuing certificate by the expiration date on the initial certificate or meet requirements for the residency certificate for further certification: Provided, That any person who qualified for a continuing certificate under the provisions of WAC 181-79A-250 (1)(b) prior to their expiration date, but whose initial certificate expired after June 30, 2004, because they applied for certification too late, may apply for such continuing certificate and will be issued such certificate.
(9) Any person with a valid initial ESA certificate granted under previous standards of the professional educator standards board shall meet requirements for and apply for the continuing certificate by the expiration date on the initial certificate or meet requirements for the residency certificate for further certification: Provided, That any person who qualified for a continuing certificate under the provisions of WAC 181-79A-250 (1)(c) prior to their expiration date, but whose initial certificate expired after June 30, 2005, because they applied for certification too late, may apply for such continuing certificate and will be issued such certificate.
(10) Any person with a valid residency ESA school social work certificate may meet requirements for and apply for the continuing certificate by the expiration date on the residency certificate.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 11-15-051, § 181-79A-123, filed 7/15/11, effective 8/15/11; WSR 10-16-124, § 181-79A-123, filed 8/3/10, effective 9/3/10; WSR 06-14-010, § 181-79A-123, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-79A-123, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. WSR 05-23-043, § 180-79A-123, filed 11/9/05, effective 12/10/05; WSR 05-15-050, § 180-79A-123, filed 7/12/05, effective 8/12/05; WSR 00-09-048, § 180-79A-123, filed 4/14/00, effective 5/15/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.130 (1) and (2), 28A.410.010 and 28A.150.220(4). WSR 99-01-174, § 180-79A-123, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.]
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