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WAC 415-112-120

What is the definition of a "teacher"?

Only teachers are eligible to establish membership in TRS.
(1) A teacher is a person who:
(a) Is qualified to teach under WAC 415-112-015(8); and is employed by a public school in an instructional, administrative, or supervisory capacity; or
(b) Otherwise meets the criteria in RCW 41.32.010(29).
(2) For example, persons employed in the following positions are included in the definition of teacher:
(a) Classroom teacher;
(b) Superintendent and assistant superintendent;
(c) Principal and assistant principal;
(d) Educational staff associate (see WAC 415-112-122);
(e) School librarian;
(f) Program administrator;
(g) School doctor.
(3) For example, persons employed in the following positions are not included in the definition of teacher:
(a) Custodian, bus driver, or cafeteria worker;
(b) Library technician;
(c) Administrative assistant or payroll clerk.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.50.050(5) and 41.32.010(29). WSR 05-12-042, § 415-112-120, filed 5/25/05, effective 6/25/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.50.050. WSR 95-16-053, § 415-112-120, filed 7/25/95, effective 8/25/95.]
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