Washington

Location of Standards 
Legislation: RCW 28A.410.210 Administrative rule: WAC 181-78A-270
Version of ISLLC Standards Referenced by State 
2008 version
Year of Law Passage / Rule Change 
The new principal and program administrator benchmarks are effective as of 8/31/2013 (residency level) and 11/1/2013 (professional and career levels). The new superintendent benchmarks are effective as of 11/1/2013.
Overview of Standards, if different from ISLLC Standards 
Same as ISLLC standards
Use of Standards in Evaluation of School Leaders, Preparation Programs, and/or Other Purposes 
The Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction has approved two leadership frameworks for use in principal evaluation systems (Association of Washington School Principals and Marzano). Both of these frameworks align with the ISLLC Standards. In addition, new standards-based benchmarks for principals, program administrators, and superintendents build upon the ISLLC Standards.
Presence of Principal Supervisor Standards 
Yes
Presence of Principal Supervisor Job Description 
No
References 
wa.org/the-model/framework-and-rubrics/ [2] Association of Washington School Principals. (2012). AWSP leadership framework. Olympia, WA: Author. Retrieved from http://ourschoolscoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/AWSP_Leadershi... [3] Marzano Center & Learning Sciences International. (2012). Marzano school leader evaluation model alignment to [ISLLC]. West Palm Beach, FL: Marzano Center. Retrieved from http://www.marzanocenter.com/files/Marzano_Leader_Evaluation_Model_Align... [4] Washington Professional Educator Standards Board. (n.d.). Program approval standards: Principal/program administrator and superintendent benchmarks. http://program.pesb.wa.gov/review/standards
Year of Adoption of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards 
2000
Location of Principal Supervisor Policy Standards (regulation, statute, etc.) 
Legislation: RCW 28A.410.200 Administrative rule: WAC 181-78A-270