Wash. Admin. Code § 181-78A-234 - Teacher, principal, career and technical education program administrator, superintendent, and program administrator-Specific program approval domain standard-State and local workforce needs

Current through Register Vol. 21-18, September 15, 2021

State and local workforce needs. Providers contribute positively to state and local educator workforce needs.

(1) Providers partner with local schools, districts, and communities to assess and respond to educator workforce, student learning, and educator professional learning needs.
(a) Establish and develop partnerships (e.g., schools, districts, community colleges, workforce boards, etc.) to understand educator workforce surplus and shortages.
(b) Maintain and use partnerships to gather anecdotes, contacts, and data that identify and describe local workforce needs.
(2) Providers use preparation program and workforce data in cooperation with professional educator advisory boards to assess and respond to local and state workforce needs.
(a) Providers use local and state workforce data to identify and monitor state and local educator and workforce shortages across local districts, industries, and content areas relevant for the roles for which the program recommends certification.
(b) Analyze enrollment, preparation process, and program outcomes data to understand programs' process and performance relative to the local and state educator and industry workforce needs relevant for the roles for which the program recommends certification.
(c) Present to professional educator advisory boards workforce data and program analyses to develop program goals and strategies that can be enacted to meaningfully address state and local workforce needs.
(d) Share among faculty, staff, and professional educator advisory boards program's current practice and effectiveness addressing state and local workforce needs.
(3) Providers of teacher educator preparation programs prepare and recommend increasing numbers of candidates in endorsement and areas identified by the board as workforce priorities.
(a) Recruit and prepare candidates for content areas in response to local and state workforce needs.
(b) Meet the content area needs identified by workforce data of the state and the region.


Wash. Admin. Code § 181-78A-234
Adopted by WSR 19-15-144, Filed 7/24/2019, effective 8/24/2019 Amended by WSR 21-08-023, Filed 3/29/2021, effective 4/29/2021

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