Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Governing the Employment of Professional Personnel [8 VAC 20 ‑ 440]
Amendments: breach of contract
General Information
Action Summary The NOIRA is submitted to amend and reenact the Regulations Governing the Employment of Professional Personnel. The purposes of revising the regulations are as follows:(1) Revise and expand the definition of breach of contract;(2) Establish guidelines to assist school boards in establishing consequences for breach of contract; (3) Remove the reference to the suspension of teachers' licenses based on breach of contract; and(4) Revise the language in the regulations to reflect recent amendments to the Code of Virginia.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1296 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 8/29/2001.
1628 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 9/2/2002.
1985 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/15/2003.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Dr. Thomas Elliott  / Assistant Superintendent
Address: Department of Education
Post Office Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-2522    FAX: (804)225-2524