PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Title 131 WAC, governing Washington's community and technical college system.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 28B.50 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: 1. RCW 28B.50.090 charges the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges with the responsibility to establish minimum standards for instructional personnel.
2. To align certification requirements for professional-technical faculty with their published skill standards.
Process for Developing New Rule: Normal rule-making process.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting DelRae Oderman, Executive Assistant and Agency Rules Coordinator, State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, P.O. Box 42495, Olympia, WA 98504-2495.
July 1, 2003
Agency Rules Coordinator