Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [Repealed] [8 VAC 20 ‑ 22]
Repeal text of 8 VAC 20-21 and promulgate new regulations (8 VAC 20-22).
General Information
Action Summary The present action proposes substantive changes in the requirements for licensure of school personnel. In a concurrent action, the Board of Education proposes to repeal the text of the current regulations (8 VAC 20-21) and promulgate new regulations (8 VAC 20-22). Substantive new requirements are proposed for the following areas: 1) conditions for licensure; 2) types of licenses; 3) designations of career paths to teaching; 4) added endorsements by examination; 5) conditions for licensure by reciprocity; 6) names of a few endorsements and requirements for some teaching areas; 7) endorsement areas by adding the mathematics specialist, school manager, and speech language assistants; and 8) the administration and supervision endorsement.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 8 VAC 20-22 Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [Repealed] Promulgate New Regulation
Other chapters
  8 VAC 20 - 21 Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [REPEALED]
Exempt from APA No, this action is not exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
RIS Project Yes  [000571]
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
3086 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 4/20/2005.
3333 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/15/2006.
4128 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/21/2007.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mrs. Melissa L. Luchau  / Office of Policy & Communications
Address: Post Office Box 2120
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)225-2924    FAX: (804)225-2524    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.