PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed October 21, 2020, 4:47 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapters 181-85, 181-86, 181-87, and 181-88 WAC, revisions to educator conduct policy.
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: E2SHB 1139, section 310 asked for a review regarding the improvement of the administration of professional educator certificate discipline in Washington. A stakeholder workgroup convened by professional educator standards board (PESB) and office of superintendent of public instruction for this review made a number of recommendations to policy in PESB WAC. This rule making is in response to those recommendations. This includes policy changes, as well as a number [of] nonsubstantive changes involving clarification, reorganization, and updates.
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.
October 21, 2020