PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed November 16, 2020, 3:26 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Title 181 WAC, credentialing for educators of students with sensory disabilities.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 28A.410
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Stakeholder workgroups have been meeting this year to review changes to credentialing for educators of students who are deaf, blind, or have low vision. They are reviewing policy to ensure high standards for educators, as well as ensuring equity and access to credentialing opportunities.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Not applicable.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Maren Johnson, 600 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-725-6264, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.pesb.wa.gov.
November 16, 2020