WSR 17-08-073
[Filed April 3, 2017, 3:06 p.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 14-06-105.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Repeals WAC 181-78A-507, 181-78A-509, 181-78A-510 and 181-78A-540 removing professional certification programs from requirements for administrators/principals and school counselors.
Hearing Location(s): The Hampton Inn, 486 Bradley Boulevard, Richland, WA 99352, on May 18, 2017, at 8:30.
Date of Intended Adoption: May 18, 2017.
Submit Written Comments to: David Brenna, 600 Washington Street, Room 400, Olympia, WA 98504, email, fax (360) 586-4548, by May 11, 2017.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact David Brenna by May 11, 2017, (360) 725-6238.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Eliminates rule governing profession [professional] programs for administrators and school counselors.
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, email
April 3, 2017
David Brenna
Senior Policy Analyst
The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 181-78A-507
Overview—Principal/program administrator professional certificate programs.
WAC 181-78A-509
Overview—Educational staff associate—School counselor/school psychologist professional certificate programs.
WAC 181-78A-510
Responsibilities of the professional certificate administrator.
WAC 181-78A-540
Approval standard—Knowledge and skills.