[Filed February 12, 2019, 2:30 p.m., effective March 15, 2019]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Amends WAC 179-15-030 describing requirements for the subject matter special education certificate for paraeducators.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 179-15-030.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28A.413
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 18-24-107 on December 4, 2018.
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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: January 10, 2019.
Senior Policy Analyst
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 18-17-011, filed 8/2/18, effective 9/2/18)
(1) To attain the paraeducator special education subject matter certificate, the paraeducator must complete twenty continuing education credit hours of training that meet the learning objectives of the course outline as described in WAC 179-15-060;
(2) Training for the certificate must include the training competencies that align with WAC 179-15-050; ((and))
(3) A professional growth plan may not be completed to attain the special education subject matter certificate; and
(4) The paraeducator shall be responsible for completing filing requirements with the superintendent of public instruction, in accordance with WAC 179-01-020, the completion of the special education subject matter certificate.