Wash. Admin. Code § 181-79A-130 - Certificate fees

(1) Under provisions of RCW 28A.410.060, 28A.410.062, and 28A.415.010, the fee for certificates that are valid for more than one year, issued under the authority of the state of Washington and authorizing the holder to serve in the common schools of the state, shall be as follows:
(a) For the purposes of this section only, the first issue of the residency certificate shall be calculated as if it had seven years of validity, with a six-dollar certificate fee for each year of validity;
(b) The continuing certificate, $70.00;
(c) Renewal of a continuing certificate, one dollar;
(d) The reinstatement, additional endorsement, or substitute certificate, $30.00;
(e) The first peoples' language, culture, and oral tribal traditions teacher certificate, six dollars for each year of validity;
(f) All career and technical education certificates, one dollar;
(g) Any other certificate or credential or any renewal or reissuance thereof, six dollars for each year of validity; and
(h) The one-time late fee for the renewed initial or continuing certificate issued under the provisions of WAC 181-79A-123(7), (8), or (9), for those whose initial certificate have already expired, shall be $100.00.
(2) The fee for any other certificate or credential, with a validity period of one year or less, or for any renewal or reissuance thereof, issued under the authority of the state of Washington and authorizing the holder to serve in the common schools of the state, shall be six dollars.
(3) Officials authorized to collect certificate fees are educational service district superintendents, deans and directors of education at colleges and universities, or their designees. Sovereign tribal governments may collect certificate fees for first peoples' language, culture, and oral tribal traditions certificates. The fee must accompany the application for a certificate and shall be transmitted by the receiving district, college or university, sovereign tribal government, or program unit designee at least quarterly to the educational service district within which the application is filed for disposition in accordance with provisions of RCW 28A.410.060 or to the office of the superintendent of public instruction.
(4) Beginning September 1, 2013, the office of the superintendent of public instruction may collect certificate fees.
(5) The fee shall not be refunded unless the application is withdrawn before it is finally considered (i.e., the issuance of a certificate or a written communication denying such issuance) by the superintendent of public instruction or their designee.
(6) The professional educator standards board will review certificate fees every two years to assure the fee is set at a sufficient level for the use of certificate fees under WAC 181-79A-131.

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Wash. Admin. Code § 181-79A-130
Amended by WSR 14-11-076, filed 5/20/14, effective 6/20/2014 Amended by WSR 20-12-064, Filed 6/1/2020, effective 7/2/2020 Amended by WSR 21-15-085, Filed 7/16/2021, effective 8/16/2021 Amended by WSR 22-01-036, Filed 12/6/2021, effective 1/6/2022
Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.210. WSR 13-20-027, 181-79A-130, filed 9/23/13, effective 10/24/13; WSR 08-12-055, 181-79A-130, filed 6/2/08, effective 7/3/08; WSR 08-03-100, 181-79A-130, filed 1/20/08, effective 2/20/08; WSR 07-12-006, 181-79A-130, filed 5/24/07, effective 6/24/07; WSR 06-14-010, 181-79A-130, filed 6/22/06, effective 7/23/06. WSR 06-02-051, recodified as 181-79A-130, filed 12/29/05, effective 1/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. WSR 05-23-043, 180-79A-130, filed 11/9/05, effective 12/10/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130. WSR 05-15-024, 180-79A-130, filed 7/7/05, effective 8/7/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130(1) through (4). WSR 02-04-018, 180-79A-130, filed 1/24/02, effective 2/24/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.410.010. WSR 01-09-005, 180-79A-130, filed 4/5/01, effective 5/6/01; WSR 00-03-048, 180-79A-130, filed 1/14/00, effective 2/14/00; WSR 97-04-088, 180-79A-130, filed 2/5/97, effective 3/8/97. WSR 13-20-001, § 181-79A-130, filed 9/18/2013, effective 10/19/2013

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