PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 180-79A-140 Types of certificates and 180-79A-231 Limited certificates.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.410.010.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The rule would create a new type of limited certificate, the intern substitute teacher certificate which would allow student teachers/interns to be substitute teachers in the absence of the classroom teacher.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by sending written comments to Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, fax (360) 586-2357, TDD (360) 664-3631. For telephone assistance contact Larry Davis at (360) 753-6715.
February 11, 2000