WSR 15-02-016
[Filed December 29, 2014, 11:17 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 14-17-062.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Adds new section to chapter 181-78A WAC setting a time frame for programs voluntarily rescinding their approval.
Hearing Location(s): Radisson Hotel, SeaTac Airport, 18118 International Boulevard, Seattle, WA 98188, on March 19, 2014, at 8:30.
Date of Intended Adoption: March 19, 2015.
Submit Written Comments to: David Brenna, 600 Washington Street, Room 400, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail, fax (360) 586-4548, by March 12, 2015.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact David Brenna by March 12, 2015, (360) 725-6238.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Programs that voluntarily rescind their state approval to offer educator preparation program(s) may complete a cohort of students enrolled prior to the voluntary rescind notice and for thirty months following the submission. Programs are required to notify students.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Clarifies policy for rescinding approval.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28A.410 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: David Brenna, P.O. Box 42736 [47236], Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-6238.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The proposed amendment does not have an impact on small business and therefore does not meet the requirements for a statement under RCW 19.85.030 (1) or (2).
A cost-benefit analysis is required under RCW 34.05.328. A preliminary cost-benefit analysis may be obtained by contacting David Brenna, 600 Washington Street, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-6238, fax (360) 586-4548, e-mail
December 29, 2014
David Brenna
Senior Policy Analyst
WAC 181-78A-112 Programs voluntarily rescinding state approval.
Approved preparation programs that voluntarily rescind their approval shall be permitted to continue to prepare and recommend for certification candidates who have been previously admitted to the program, provided that no recommendations for certifications will be accepted later than thirty months following receipt of the formal letter to rescind program approval. The program shall notify all currently enrolled candidates of the program's change in status and notify candidates of the thirty-month timeline to apply for certification.