WSR 07-15-082




[ Filed July 18, 2007, 8:47 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 181-78A WAC, Approval standards for performance-based preparation programs for teachers, administrators, and education staff associates.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.410.210 and 28A.410.220.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To do one or more of the following, as deemed appropriate: Make technical adjustments, clarify and change existing provisions, repeal unnecessary wording, repeal provisions unsupported by rule-making authority, or provide greater flexibility or discretion to persons or entities subject to the rules.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Nasue Nishida, Rules Coordinator, Policy and Research Analyst, Professional Educator Standards Board, P.O. Box 47236, Olympia, WA 98504-7236, (360) 725-6238, fax (360) 586-4548, or Rule changes are conducted at regular board meetings of the professional educator standards board. Public comment may be provided via public testimony at PESB meetings and/or via written correspondence to the rules coordinator noted above.

July 18, 2007

Nasue Nishida

Policy and

Research Analyst

Washington State Code Reviser's Office