WSR 21-15-083
[Filed July 16, 2021, 8:58 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 181-79A WAC, certificate fees for teachers, administrators, and educational staff associates.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 28A.410 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The certificate fee of $5 for each year of validity has remained the same since professional educator standards board began setting certificate fees in 2005.
In the past sixteen years while certificate fees have remained the same, all other costs have increased. This includes increased costs for work of the board, board meetings, staff, internal and external meetings, travel, and goods and services.
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 360-867-8424, email, website
July 16, 2021
Maren Johnson
Rules Coordinator