Date of Adoption: June 21, 2002.
Purpose: New state board policy, waiver of provisions of chapter 180-79A WAC, Standards for teacher, administrator, and educational staff associate certificate.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending chapter 180-79A WAC.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.010.
Under RCW 34.05.350 the agency for good cause finds that immediate adoption, amendment, or repeal of a rule is necessary for the preservation of the public health, safety, or general welfare, and that observing the time requirements of notice and opportunity to comment upon adoption of a permanent rule would be contrary to the public interest.
Reasons for this Finding: Under current State Board of Education rules, there is no direct language authorizing the board to grant waivers from one or more of the provisions of the certification requirements under chapter 180-79A WAC.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making:
Pilot Rule Making:
or Other Alternative Rule Making:
Effective Date of Rule: Immediately.
June 25, 2002
WAC 180-79A-107 Waiver. The state board of education may consider and may grant a waiver from any provision of this chapter upon written request from the educator preparation program.