Washington - Professional Program Standards and Requirements: Educator Preparation Policy

Area: 
Educator Preparation Policy
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

Five teacher preparation program standards were approved by the Washington legislature.

Body: 

The program approval standards for approved preparation programs for teachers, administrators, and educational staff associates are as follows:
(1) Professional education advisory boards
(2) Accountability
(3) Unit governance and resources
(4) Program design
(5) Knowledge and skills

Adopting Authority: 
State Legislature
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
04/21/2016