[Filed February 12, 2019, 2:33 p.m., effective March 15, 2019]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Amends WAC 179-17-040 describing requirements for the advanced paraeducator certificate.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 179-17-040.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 28A.413
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 18-24-111 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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 18-17-012, filed 8/2/18, effective 9/2/18)
(1) To attain the advanced paraeducator certificate, the paraeducator must complete seventy-five continuing education credit hours of training in topics related to the duties of an advanced paraeducator; ((and))
(2) Professional growth plans may be completed towards the attainment or renewal of the advanced paraeducator certificate; and
(3) 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 advanced paraeducator certificate.