Wash. Admin. Code § 181-78A-225 - Acceptance of alternative standards and additions to national standards for school counselor and school psychologist preparation programs

(1) For a given program, the professional educator standards board may allow the substitution of alternative national standards for program approval standards for school counselor and school psychologist program approval, if they are deemed by the board to be equivalent to the board-adopted national standards for the role (WAC 181-78A-220(2) through (5) ).
(2) The professional educator standards board has deemed necessary the following additions to the standards adopted by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP):

WAC 181-78A-232(1)(a) and (2)(d); 181-78A-233 (2) (c); 181-78A-234 (2)(c) and (d); 181-78A-235 (1)(b), (2)(b) and (d), (3)(b) and (c); and 181-78A-236 (1)(a), (2)(c), and (4)(a).

(3) The professional educator standards board has deemed necessary the following additions to the standards adopted by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP):

WAC 181-78A-232(2)(d); 181-78A-233 (2)(c); 181-78A-234 (1)(a) and (b), (2)(a), (c), and (d); 181-78A-235 (1) (b), (2)(a), (b), and (d), (3)(b) and (c); 181-78A-236 (2)(c) and (f); and 181-78A-237 (1)(b).

(4) The professional educator standards board may allow the substitution of national standards (e.g., the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) teacher education standards) for program approval with any additions deemed necessary by the professional educator standards board. National standards may also be approved for programs in specific endorsement areas if they are deemed to be equivalent to state standards.

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Wash. Admin. Code § 181-78A-225
Amended by WSR 19-15-144, Filed 7/24/2019, effective 8/24/2019 Amended by WSR 21-20-052, Filed 9/28/2021, effective 10/29/2021

Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. 06-14-010, § 181-78A-225, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. 06-02-051, recodified as § 181-78A-225, 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). 99-01-174, § 180-78A-225, filed 12/23/98, effective 1/23/99.

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