PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed June 17, 2020, 10:02 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapters 181-01 and 181-02 WAC, case-by-case exceptions process and policy regarding the content knowledge assessment required for teacher certification.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 28A.410
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This would clarify the policy regarding content knowledge assessments, and would allow a process for granting case-by-case exceptions to candidates for the content knowledge assessment. This would help ensure equitable access to the teaching profession.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Not applicable.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Maren Johnson, 600 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-725-6264, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.pesb.wa.gov.
June 15, 2020