State and Educational Employee Tuition Waiver | Clover Park Technical College
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State and Educational Employee Tuition Waiver

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Policy

Pursuant to RCW 28B.15.588 State and Educational Employees Tuition Waiver, Clover Park Technical College will waive tuition (operating and building fees) and services and activities fees for state employees and teachers and K- 12 classified staff as listed below:

  • Permanent employees governed by RCW 41.56 (Public Employees Collective Bargaining)
  • Permanent employees and exempt paraprofessional employees of technical colleges.
  • Faculty, counselors, librarians and exempt professional/administrative employees at institutions of
  • higher education.
  • Teachers and other certificated instructional staff at public common and vocational schools
  • holding or seeking a valid endorsement and assignment in a state-identified shortage area.
  • Classified staff employed at K-12 public schools, when the employee is taking courses relevant to
  • their work assignment.

Students shall be enrolled on a space-available basis. Students shall be charged a registration fee of not less than ten dollars. The college may give preference to their own employees before considering waivers for eligible persons not employed by the college.

The waiver will apply equally to those eligible to participate in the program with equal treatment between those employed full-time and half-time or more.

These students are not to be included in state enrollment counting.

View the Signed Policy Here

Procedure

1. All public employees using the State and Educational Employees Tuition Waiver will apply for admission to Clover Park Technical College using either the online or paper application.

2. All public employees using this waiver will obtain permission from the Director of Enrollment Services prior to registering for classes.

3. Clover Park Technical College employees may register on a space available basis after day two (2) of the class start date.

  • a. Instructor Permission is required.
  • b. CPTC employees may not register prior to day two of the quarter to hold space in a class.
  • c. If registering prior to day two of the class start date, full tuition and fees must be paid. There will be no refund to change to the tuition waiver.
  • d. All class fees, books and supplies are the responsibility of the employee.
  • e. Release time is at the discretion of the supervisor and must be approved by Human Resources. Overtime pay is not allowed.

4. All other state and educational employees may register on a space available basis after day three (3) of the class start date. Instructor permission is required.

  • a. Must provide documentation of public employment in Washington State.
  • b. State and Educational Employees may not register prior to day three of the class start date.
  • c. If registering prior to day two of the class start date, full tuition and fees must be paid. There will be no refund to change to the tuition waiver.

5. Students will pay fees upon registration to avoid being dropped for non-payment.

  • a. If using a voucher to pay fees, please see the principal accountant in the Budget and Finance office.

Fees: $20.00 per credit up to 10 credits per quarter.

In addition, students will be charged the comprehensive fee and may also incur special course fees, background check and testing fees.

 

Adopted: 2017

Revised:  N/A