Letter to Deans and Directors regarding nominations for work group

Dear Deans and Directors:

PESB staff has been directed by our Board members to prepare scenarios that might guide candidates for the most frequently combined endorsements. The top 5 most frequently combined endorsements are listed below.


  1. Elementary Education Special Education

  2. Elementary Education Reading

  3. Elementary Education English Language Learner

  4. Mathematics Middle Level Math

  5. Elementary Education Middle Level Mathematics


Staff is requesting your assistance by nominating work group members for this project. Please send nominee names and contact information by end of business day, April 5, 2013 to Patti Larriva at patti.larriva@k12.wa.us.


Tentative schedule for work group:

Task

Dates

Welcome email


  • Purpose

  • Goal

  • Criteria

  • subgroup members & endorsement pairing


April 8

Completed Scenario uploaded to Google Doc by each subgroup

April 30

Webinar held to review all scenarios with entire work group (no longer than 1 hour)

week of May 6

PESB staff will make revisions and have draft scenarios vetted by IHE community, WEA, and

week of May 20

PESB staff will complete final draft

week of June 3

All information related to this work will be available to all at the following link:

http://assessment.pesb.wa.gov/home/wk-grps/scenario-work-group


Thank you for your assistance.


Sincerely,

Patti Larriva