PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 392-140-970 through 392-140-974, Finance -- Special allocations -- Salary bonus for teachers who attain certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
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: Rule changes are needed to implement provisions in the 2003-05 state biennial operating budget.
Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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, Legal Services, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, fax (360) 753-4201, TTY (360) 664-3631. For telephone assistance contact Ross Bunda, (360) 725-6308.
June 23, 2003
Dr. Terry Bergeson