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Paraeducator Board

The governor must biennially appoint the chair of the board. No board member may serve as chair for more than four consecutive years. Appointments to the board must be made as follows, subject to confirmation by the senate: (a) the superintendent of public instruction shall appoint a basic education paraeducator, a special education paraeducator, an English language learner paraeducator, a teacher, a principal, and a representative of the office of the superintendent of public instruction; (b) The Washington state parent teacher association shall appoint a parent whose child receives instructional support from a paraeducator; (c) The state board for community and technical colleges shall appoint a representative of the community and technical college system; and (d) The student achievement council shall appoint a representative of a four-year institution of higher education.