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Mandate 1148

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Teacher licensure by reciprocity; professional teacher's assessments.
Purpose of legislation
Exempts from any professional teacher's assessment requirements any individual who has obtained a valid out-of-state license, with full credentials and without deficiencies, that is in force at the time the application for a Virginia license is received by the Department of Education, subject to the approval of the division superintendent or the school board in the school division in which such individual is employed. The bill requires the Department of Education to analyze the current requirements for teacher licensure by reciprocity in the Commonwealth, including the statutory and regulatory requirements for such licensure, and report its findings, including any recommendations for changes to such requirements, to the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health no later than November 1, 2017.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 688 (2017)
VAC chapters to be amended
8 vac 20 - 23 : Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5387: Fast-Track Revisions to the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel to Comport with Legislation
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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