Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Education
Board
State Board of Education
chapter
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [8 VAC 20 ‑ 22]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Conform to House Bill 373 and House Bill 758 of the 2014 General Assembly
 
General Information
Action Summary The 2014 Virginia General Assembly passed House Bill 758 that amended Section 22.1-298.1 of the Code of Virginia to require every teacher seeking initial licensure with an endorsement in the area of career and technical education to have an industry certification credential in the area in which the teacher seeks endorsement. The 2014 Virginia General Assembly passed House Bill 373 that amended Section 54.1-2603 of the Code of Virginia requiring individuals to hold a valid license issued by the Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology in order to practice speech pathology. Effective July 1, 2014, the Virginia Board of Education no longer issues or renews licenses with an endorsement in speech-language pathology. Effective July 1, 2015, in order to practice speech-language pathology in Virginia public schools, an individual must hold a valid speech-language pathologist license issued by the Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, in order to practice speech-language pathology in Virginia public schools, an individual must hold an active five-year, renewable license with a valid endorsement in speech-language pathology issued by the Virginia Board of Education or a current, valid license in speech-language pathology issued by the Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006
RIS Project Yes  [004188]
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7095 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/14/2015.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mrs. Patty Pitts  / Assistant Superintendent Teacher Ed and Licensure
Address: 101 N. 14th St.
24th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: Patty.Pitts@doe.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)371-2522    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-