Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Education
Board
State Board of Education
chapter
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [8 VAC 20 ‑ 23]
Action:
Proposed Amendments to the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel and Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia to Comport with Federal Guidelines Related to Accredited Institutions of Higher Education
Action 5972
 
General Information
Action Summary The Licensure Regulations for School Personnel (8VAC20-23) set standards for the licensure of teachers, principals, superintendents, and other professional personnel in Virginia. The Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia (8VAC20- 543) set the requirements for institutions of higher education to offer state-approved teacher preparation programs that lead to licensure. These regulations are prescribed by the Virginia Board of Education in alignment with regulations and guidelines issued by the United States Department of Education (USED). The USED has amended regulations (34 CFR 600) related to post-secondary institution accreditation. Effective July 1, 2020, USED no longer categorizes accrediting agencies as
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 8 VAC 20-23 Licensure Regulations for School Personnel Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  8 VAC 20 - 543 Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia Amend Existing Regulation
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [7125]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Mrs. Maggie Clemmons  / Director of Licensure & School Leadership
Address: 101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: maggie.clemmons@doe.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)371-2471    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

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