2413 Equivalency Credit for Career and Technical Education Courses

Each high school shall adopt core academic course equivalencies for high school career and technical courses, provided that the career and technical course has been reviewed and approved for equivalency credit by a district team appointed by the superintendent or a designee.

The district team shall include a school administrator, the career and technical administrator, an instructor from the core academic subject area, an instructor from the appropriate career and technical course, a school counselor and a representative from the curriculum department.

Career and technical courses approved for equivalency must meet the following criteria:

A. Align with the state’s essential academic learning requirements and grade level expectations; and

B. Align with current industry standards, as evidenced in the curriculum frameworks.  The local career and technical advisory committee shall certify that courses meet industry standards.

Cross References:

Policy 2410     High School Graduation Requirements

Legal References:

WAC 180-50  Courses of Study and Equivalencies

WAC 180-51  High School Graduation Requirements

RCW 28A.230.120     High School Diplomas – Issuance- Option to receive final transcripts-Notice


Adoption Date: 12.06

Methow Valley School District

WSSDA: 8.06