WSR 02-03-084

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed January 16, 2002, 1:24 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 180-86 WAC, Professional certification -- Policies and procedures for administration of certification proceedings. Updates chapter 180-86 WAC references to chapter 180-75 WAC which has been changed to chapter 180-86 WAC; adds process for agreed orders of reprimand; adds process for voluntary surrender without proposed order of revocation; and allows reporting of suspensions to NASDTEC. This also repeals WAC 180-86-020 and 180-86-055.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.290(1).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To amend and repeal WAC references and to establish uniform rules.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, fax (360) 586-2357, TTY (360) 664-3631. For telephone assistance contact Larry Davis at (360) 725-6024.

January 4, 2002

Larry Davis

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office