Status Summary

First reading, referred to Education on 1.17.19. Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Education on 2.5.19 at 3:30 p.m. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Education on 2.7.19; majority pass. Referred to Appropriations on 2.11.19. Public hearing scheduled in the House Committee on Appropriations on 2.20.19 at 3:30 p.m. (updated 2.15.19)

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Adds new section to chapter 28A.415 RCW that the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) will identify or develop online training modules to support teachers affected by secondary traumatic stress.  

The bill then outlines content for the modules.  Further, OSPI must make available the modules on their website and may include these modules as professional learning topics beginning in 2020.