PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 181-79A WAC, Standards for teacher, administrator, and educational staff associate certification, certification requirements related to professional certification.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.210.410, 28A.410.010, and 28A.150.220.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Amending rules for teacher, administrator certification and ed [educational] staff associates. Legislative changes to statute for both residency and professional certification.
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.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Professional educator standards board meeting[s] are open to the public and regularly scheduled. The calendar of meetings is announced on the web site at www.PESB.wa.gov.
October 15, 2009