[Filed August 2, 2018, 10:55 a.m., effective September 2, 2018]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Creates new chapter 179-21 WAC describing the paraeducator career ladder.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: New chapter 179-21 WAC.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28A.413
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 18-12-017 on May 24, 2018.
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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 5, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 5, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: July 25, 2018.
Senior Policy Analyst
Chapter 179-21 WAC
The authority for this chapter is RCW 28A.413.030
which authorizes the paraeducator board to make policy recommendations, as necessary, for a paraeducator career ladder that will increase opportunities for paraeducator advancement through advanced education, professional learning, and increased instructional responsibility.
The purpose of this chapter is to indicate the opportunities available for paraeducator career advancement that are overseen by the paraeducator board, and any associated rules adopted by the board.
WAC 179-21-030Pipeline for paraeducators conditional loan scholarship.
WAC 179-21-040Alternative route to teaching block grants.
The state law establishing this program is RCW 28A.660.050
WAC 179-21-050Recruiting Washington teachers program.
The state law establishing this program is RCW 28A.415.370