PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 180-78A-264 Approval standard -- Program design.
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 amendment to this rule will require colleges/universities to begin assessing teacher candidates on the pedagogy assessment instrument as of September 1, 2004.
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Rule: Negotiated rule making; and early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, fax (360) 586-2357, TTY (360) 664-3631. For telephone assistance contact Larry Davis at (360) 725-6024.
April 15, 2003