WSR 17-06-074
[Filed March 1, 2017, 10:01 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Creation of rules for the new teacher shortage conditional grant program.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapters 28B.76, 28B.77 RCW, RCW 28B.102.090.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rules are needed to expand and define administrative and operational details in original statute that was established in the 2016 legislative session.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Professional educator standards board will participate in meetings with council staff regulating this subject to discuss development of the administrative and operational details of the program.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and RCW 28B.102.090 states as part of the rule-making process, the student achievement council must collaborate with the professional educator standards board, the Washington State School Directors' Association and the professional educator standards board-approved teacher preparation programs to develop a framework for the program. Council staff will meet with representatives from these entities to discuss requirements and framework for program administration. Council staff will develop and distribute notes to meeting participants for their review and comment.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Becky Thompson, Student Financial Assistance Division Director, Student Achievement Council, 917 Lakeridge Way, Olympia, WA 98504-3430, P.O. Box 43430, (360) 753-7840,
February 28, 2017
Becky Thompson, Director
Student Financial Assistance