WSR 11-23-069




[ Filed November 14, 2011, 4:33 p.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 11-20-090.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 11-05-041.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Revises WAC 181-85-033 to provide continuing education credits for trained educators to score external standardized teacher assessments. Continued until public hearing January 2012.

Hearing Location(s): Phoenix Inn, 415 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501, on January 19, 2012, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 19, 2012.

Submit Written Comments to: David Brenna, Legislative and Policy Coordinator, P.O. Box 47236, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail, fax (360) 586-4548, by January 5, 2012.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact David Brenna by January 5, 2012, TTY (360) 664-3631 or (360) 725-6238.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Awards credit to educators scoring the ProTeach Portfolio.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Supports external assessment process.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.210.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 28A.410.270.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Professional educator standards board, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: David Brenna, P.O. Box 42736 [47236], Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-6238.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The proposed amendment does not have an impact on small business and therefore does not meet the requirements for a statement under RCW 19.85.030 (1) or (2).

A cost-benefit analysis is required under RCW 34.05.328. A preliminary cost-benefit analysis may be obtained by contacting David Brenna, P.O. Box 47236, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-6238, fax (360) 586-3631, e-mail

November 14, 2011

David Brenna

Senior Policy Analyst

Washington State Code Reviser's Office