WSR 02-10-048

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed April 25, 2002, 1:23 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 180-77-041 Requirements for candidates seeking career and technical education certification on the basis of business and industry work experience.

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

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This amendment clarifies that, because two programs have now been approved through which candidates can seek certification based on business and industry work experience, candidates must complete an approval program in order to obtain certification.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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 contacting Larry Davis at (360) 725-6024, or send 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.

April 22, 2002

Larry Davis

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office