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Chapter 179-01 WAC

Last Update: 5/22/20


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HTMLPDF179-01-010Authority for Title 179 WAC.
HTMLPDF179-01-030Certification fees.


Authority for Title 179 WAC.

The authority for this title is RCW 28A.413.020 and 28A.413.030 which creates and authorizes the paraeducator board with the powers and duties to effectively and efficiently implement chapter 28A.413 RCW.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28A.413 RCW. WSR 18-16-101, § 179-01-010, filed 7/31/18, effective 8/31/18.]



The definitions set forth in this section apply throughout this title.
(1)(a) "Paraeducator" means a classified public school or school district employee who works under the supervision of a certificated or licensed staff member, from grades kindergarten to grade 12, to support and assist in providing instructional and other services to students and their families, including library assistants, and excluding bus monitors, lunchroom aides, and community service aides.
(b) Paraeducators are not considered certificated instructional staff as that term and its meaning are used in this title.
(2) "College or university" means any accredited institution as defined in WAC 250-61-050.
(3) "Certificate," as used in this title:
(a) Means a credential earned by a paraeducator who has met the minimum completion requirements listed in the chapters of this title; and
(b) Does not hold the same meaning as used in Title 181 WAC.
(4) "Expire," as used in this title, means that the credential earned by the paraeducator is no longer valid.
(5) "Filing requirements," as used in this title, as defined in chapter 181-85 WAC.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28A.413 RCW. WSR 18-16-101, § 179-01-020, filed 7/31/18, effective 8/31/18.]


Certification fees.

Certificate fees shall be used as described in WAC 181-79A-131.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 28A.413 RCW. WSR 20-12-010, § 179-01-030, filed 5/22/20, effective 6/22/20.]