WSR 99-16-059



[ Filed August 2, 1999, 10:48 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Proposed amendments to WAC 180-79A, Standards for teacher, administrator and educational staff associate certification.

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 proposed amendments support the proposed amendments to WAC 180-79A which reflect the findings of the field tests of the professional certificate for teachers.

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Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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.

August 1, 1999

Larry Davis

Executive Director