Status Summary

First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.15.2020. Public hearing scheduled, but not heard, in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.24.20. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.3.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.7.2020. Placed on second reading consent calendar on 2.11.2020. 1st substitute bill substituted. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.12.2020. IN THE HOUSE: Public hearing scheduled in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning on2.25.2020 at 1:30 p.m. Executive session scheduled in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning on 2.27.2020 at 1:30 p.m.(updated 2.21.2020) 

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Padden

The experience of existing early learning providers to meet educational requirements shall be recognized. 

The option of an experience-based competency demonstration must be provided for individuals who are required to have early childhood educational certificates. A demonstration option shall be open to individuals as outlined.