Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Summer 1976

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Robert Carlton

Second Committee Member

Byron L. DeShaw

Third Committee Member

J. Schomer


This paper presents briefs of court case materials found in the legal files of the Washington Education Association, Washington Report Second Edition, Washington Appellate Reports, and Washington Digest concerned with the dismissal of certificated personnel in the.State of Washington. This paper can be used by educators involved with dismissal procedures as stated by RCW 28A.58.450. The briefs are designed so the reader can quickly determine:

1. Facts leading to the problem;

2. The problem;

3. The decision of the court; and

4. The rationale for the decision.