WSR 13-15-119
[Filed July 22, 2013, 2:01 p.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 13-11-132.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amends WAC 181-85-107, permitting electronic records to meet the requirements for retaining certification records and adds requirements for the professional growth plan, the new criteria for meeting renewal requirements.
Hearing Location(s): Red Lion at the Park, 303 West North River Drive, Spokane, WA 99201, on September 19, 2013, at 8:30.
Date of Intended Adoption: September 19, 2013.
Submit Written Comments to: David Brenna, Old Capitol Building, 600 Washington Street, Room 400, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail, fax (360) 586-4548, by September 12, 2013.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact David Brenna by September 12, 2013, (360) 725-6238.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Requires educators to retain records, electronically or paper, of the information contained in their professional growth plans used for renewal of their license.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Adds use of electronic records, requires retention of documents for licensure.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28A.410 RCW.
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. No fiscal impact.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not applicable.
July 22, 2013
David Brenna
Senior Policy Analyst
AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 06-02-051, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06)
WAC 181-85-107 Documentation requirement.
Each certificate holder filing a report with the superintendent of public instruction shall be responsible for retaining records which document compliance with the continuing education requirements. Such documents in original or electronic format shall include:
(1) In-service registration forms approved by the superintendent of public instruction and furnished by an approved in-service education agency.
(2) College and university grade sheets or transcripts which indicate completion of courses.
(3) Any official correspondence from an approved in-service agency which verifies completion of three or more clock hours.
(4) Any documents related to annual professional growth plans including plan documents, required signatures, and evidence collected.