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Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [8 VAC 20 ‑ 23]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Technical Revision to the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel (8VAC20-23)
General Information
Action Summary The Licensure Regulations for School Personnel (8VAC20-23) became effective August 23, 2018. An inadvertent omission was made in section 8VAC20-23-630. Division Superintendent License that needs to be corrected. For each of the first three options for a Division Superintendent License, the following experience is to be required: Completed five years of educational experience in a public or an accredited nonpublic school, two of which shall be successful, full-time teaching experience at the preK-12 level and two of which shall be in administration and supervision at the preK-12 level. When a section of the text in Option 2 for the Division Superintendent was stricken and replaced, the text regarding the experience requirement was eliminated in error; however, this requirement is to be listed under Option 2.
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  8 VAC 20 - 22 Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [Repealed]
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: ยง 2.2-4006.A(3)
RIS Project Yes  [005862]
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
8555 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/10/2019.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mrs. Patty Pitts   / Asst Supt for Teacher Education and Licensure
Address: 101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-2522    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-