Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Governing the Employment of Professional Personnel [8 VAC 20 ‑ 441]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Exempt Action to the Employment of Professional Personnel Regulations to Conform with 2020 Legis.
General Information
Action Summary House Bill 365 and Senate Bill 98 passed by the 2020 General Assembly amended the Code of Virginia to remove (i) the option for local school boards to extend the three-year probationary term of service for teachers by up to two additional years and (ii) the prohibition against school boards reemploying any teacher whose performance evaluation during the probationary term of service is unsatisfactory. The Board of Education’s Regulations Governing the Employment of Professional Personnel must be amended to comport with legislation passed by the 2020 General Assembly.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: § 2.2-4006.4(a)
RIS Project Yes  [006464]
Associated Mandates Changes to Employment of Professional Personnel
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9029 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/14/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mrs. Patty Pitts  / Asst Supt for Teacher Education & Licensure
Address: P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-2522    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-