WSR 17-12-001
[Filed May 24, 2017, 12:10 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 181-80 WAC, Alternative routes to certification, requirements for programs and individuals pursuing certification through alternative routes.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapters 28A.410, 28A.660 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The professional educator standards board (PESB) is responsible for teacher certification and preparation programs. The legislature continually directs the activities of teacher preparation and qualifications. Rule-making authority is granted to PESB for Title 181 WAC.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. PESB meeting[s] are open to the public and regularly scheduled. The calendar of meetings is announced on the web site
May 24, 2017
David Brenna
Senior Policy Analyst