WSR 09-19-035

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed September 9, 2009, 1:59 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 392-140-970 through 392-140-974, Finance -- Special allocations -- Salary bonus for teachers and other certificated staff who hold current certification by the national board.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.290(1).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule revisions will update guidance on the administration of the salary bonus for teachers and other certificated staff that have attained certification by the national board for professional teaching standards, as well as other provisions related to the bonus.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended, or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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 contacting Ross Bunda, (360) 725-6308.

September 9, 2009

Randy I. Dorn

State Superintendent

Washington State Code Reviser's Office