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PDFWAC 132T-05-050

Types of vocational education certificates.

For the purposes of this section, equivalency shall mean in each case that the employee shall successfully complete the objectives outlined in the individual's improvement plan. In issuing certificates for vocational education personnel, the Community College District No. 20 shall utilize the following nomenclature and shall meet the standards set forth:
(1) Temporary certificate.
(a) Vocational instructors shall be issued a temporary certificate provided that such individuals shall be required to complete a minimum of fifteen contact hours of teaching orientation or the equivalent, to begin no later than the first day of employment. A temporary certificate is renewable only for part-time instructors who have not accumulated forty-five quarter credit hours, or equivalency, of teaching.
(b) Vocational counselors shall be issued a temporary certificate provided that such individuals have met the requirements set forth in WAC 132T-05-030.
(2) One-year certificate.
(a) Instructional personnel who have completed the minimum requirements for a temporary certificate and who, in addition, provide documentation of teaching competency as demonstrated by having satisfactorily completed a minimum of three credits in courses concentrated upon the elements of teaching, or the equivalent, shall be issued a one-year certificate. A one-year certificate may be renewed no more than once after initial issuance for each year of full time equivalent instruction, except that in the case of part-time instructors, a one-year certificate may be continued until the equivalent of one year of teaching (45 quarter credits) has been completed.
(b) Counselors shall be issued a one-year certificate upon completion of the minimum requirements for a temporary certificate provided that, in addition, they have completed a minimum of three professional improvement units in accordance with the individual improvement plan. A one-year certificate may be renewed no more than once after initial issuance for each year of full time equivalent counseling.
(3) Five-year certificate (initial).
(a) Instructional personnel shall be issued a five-year certificate upon completion of two years of teaching service, provided that, in addition to the one-year certificate requirements, documentation of competency as demonstrated by having satisfactorily completed a minimum of three credits in courses dealing with the techniques of occupational analysis, or equivalent, a minimum of three credits in courses concentrated upon the principles of vocational course organization or equivalent, and a minimum of three additional professional improvement units in accordance with the individual's improvement plan have been completed.
(b) Counseling personnel shall be issued a five-year certificate upon completion of two years of counseling service, provided that in addition to the one-year certificate requirements, documentation of competency as demonstrated by having satisfactorily completed a minimum of three credits in courses dealing with the techniques of occupational analysis, or equivalent, and a minimum of six additional professional improvement units in accordance with the individual's improvement plan have been completed.
(4) Five-year certificate (renewal). A five-year renewable certificate shall be renewed for professional personnel who have completed a minimum of fifteen professional improvement units during the previous five-year period in accordance with the individual's improvement plan. Professional improvement plans initiated after July 1, 1980 shall, if deemed appropriate, include work experience as defined in WAC 132T-05-060. No more than eight professional units in any one category as defined in WAC 132T-05-060 shall apply.
(5) The vocational director shall be responsible for the designation of approved course equivalents.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 34.04, 34.08 and 28B.19 RCW. WSR 82-07-011 (Resolution No. 82-5), § 132T-05-050, filed 3/8/82; Order 74-2, § 132T-05-050, filed 6/4/74.]
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