WSR 18-21-018
[Filed October 4, 2018, 2:47 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 181-78A WAC, Teacher preparation programs, higher education programs standards, criteria, infrastructure and timelines for approval.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.210.410, 28A.410.010.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The professional educator standards board (PESB) is responsible for teacher certification and preparation programs. The legislature continually directs the activities of teacher preparation and qualifications. Rule-making authority is granted to PESB for Title 181 WAC.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting David Brenna, 600 Washington, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-725-6238, fax 360-586-4548, email, web site
October 4, 2018
David Brenna
Senior Policy Analyst