WSR 97-10-007

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

[Filed April 25, 1997, 3:54 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Proposed new section to chapter 180-78A WAC which would set forth conditions for the internship for school psychologists.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The internship required for approval of a school psychologist preparation program will be updated and brought into alignment with the standards of the National Association of School Psychologists.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: No other federal or state agencies regulate this subject.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by sending written comments to Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, FAX (360) 586-2357, TDD (360) 664-3631. For telephone assistance contact Larry Davis, (360) 753-6715.

April 25, 1997

Larry Davis

Executive Director

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office