WSR 14-24-061
[Filed November 25, 2014, 2:53 p.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 13-21-013.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amends WAC 181-79A-128 to adjust period of time a certificate permit is effective while educators complete requirements.
Hearing Location(s): Radisson Hotel, SeaTac Airport, 18118 International Boulevard, Seattle, WA 98188, on January 15, 2015, at 8:30.
Date of Intended Adoption: January 15, 2015.
Submit Written Comments to: David Brenna, 600 Washington Street, Room 400, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail, fax (360) 586-4548, by January 8, 2015.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact David Brenna by January 8, 2015, (360) 725-6238.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: New endorsement requirements for out-of-state candidates for teacher certificates will require more time to complete. The temporary permit length of time to be effective is adjusted.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28A.410 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
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, 600 Washington Street, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 725-6238, fax (360) 586-4548, e-mail
November 25, 2015 [2014]
David Brenna
Senior Policy Analyst
AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 06-14-010, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06)
WAC 181-79A-128 Temporary permits.
Temporary permits may be issued by the superintendent of public instruction and designated agents under the following conditions:
(1) Temporary permits may be issued under this section to those persons who have filed an application for a certificate; who, based on available documentation, including affidavits or other evidence that appears reliable which substantiates the existence of missing documentation, appear to have completed all requirements for certification; and who do not disclose any information which indicates that such applicant fails to meet the character requirement of WAC 181-79A-150(2).
(2) An individual may apply for a permit directly to the superintendent of public instruction or designated agents—i.e., educational service districts or Washington state institutions of higher education.
(3) A permit entitles the holder to serve as a teacher, educational staff associate or administrator consistent with the endorsement(s) on his/her permit.
(4) A permit is valid for a minimum of one ((hundred eighty consecutive calendar days)) year calculated to the uniform expiration date in WAC 181-79A-117 (1)(a) and/or (b) unless prior to the expiration date the superintendent of public instruction determines the applicant is ineligible to receive a valid certificate or endorsement. In such cases, the temporary permit shall expire on the date notice of cancellation is received by the applicant and/or the employer.
(5) The temporary permit may be reissued only upon demonstration that the applicant has made a good faith effort to secure the missing documentation; provided, that an individual affected by WAC 181-79A-132 may obtain one additional permit to meet additional endorsement requirements.
(6) Issuing authority. The superintendent of public instruction either directly or through a designated agent shall issue all permits and shall provide institutions of higher education and educational service districts with forms and instructions relevant to application for a permit.