WSR 05-15-097



[ Filed July 15, 2005, 1:25 p.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 05-08-044.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR [04-08-056].

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 180-85-034 Continuing education credit hours -- Definition -- Professional development system, this is a proposed new section to the Washington Administrative Code (WAC).

Hearing Location(s): Educational Service District 123, 3918 West Court Street, Pasco, WA 98301, on August 25, 2005, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: August 26, 2005.

Submit Written Comments to: Larry Davis, Executive Director, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, e-mail, fax (360) 586-2357, by August 10, 2005.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Laura Moore, Executive Assistant, by August 10, 2005, TTY (360) 664-3631 or (360) 725-6025.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: This new section in the WAC will allow educators to earn continuing education credit hours (clock hours) through a professional growth plan and use those continuing education credit hours for certification purposes.

Name of Proponent: State Board of Education, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Larry Davis, State Board of Education, Olympia, Washington, (360) 725-6025.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not applicable.

July 15, 2005

Larry Davis

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office