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Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia [8 VAC 20 ‑ 542]
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Comprehensive Revision of the Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in
 
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8VAC20-543-280: Competencies for an Engineering Teacher Preperation Program Jim Batterson, Former Sr. Advisor to the Commonwealth for STEM Initiatives  9/26/15  3:02 pm
Response to Proposed Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in VA Dr. Paul D. Johnson, Page County Public Schools  10/2/15  9:15 am
8VAC20-543 Proposal George D. Bishop, Virginia Technology and Engineering Education Association  10/15/15  12:03 pm
Teacher Education Program Regulations 8VAC20-543-50 Dr. Donna Watson, Bluefield College  10/15/15  6:56 pm
The proposed repealing of the current 8VAC20-542 and replacement with 8VAC20-543 D.E. Shapiro, President, VA Technology & Engineering Education Association  10/18/15  9:21 pm
Proposed Engineering Endorsement and Proposed Engineer Education Program Dr. Brenda D. Long, Executive Director, Va Assoc. for Career and Tech Ed.  10/19/15  8:47 pm
Proposed Engineering Endorsement and proposed Engineering Education Program Teresa Lindberg, President Virginia Assoc for Career and Technical Ed  10/20/15  7:20 am
Proposed Engineering Education discipline 8 VAC 20-543 George D. Bishop, VACTE Representative/Governmental Relations Chair, VTEEA  10/20/15  8:44 pm
Against Engineering Endorsement separate form CTE Jesse W. White, Citizen  10/21/15  12:14 pm
Experience in Foundations courses David Naff, VCU  10/21/15  6:04 pm
Foundations of Education Change Shawn R. Sthreshley  10/21/15  7:54 pm
Foundations of Education: No change necessary Micol Hutchison, Virginia Commonwealth University  10/21/15  8:40 pm
Foundations Amy Gray, VCU  10/21/15  9:05 pm
Gifted Education Endorsement Lisa McNeil, Region VII Gifted Consortium  10/21/15  9:58 pm
Do not remove 'Foundations of Education' from teachers' professional requirements Laura Gariepy  10/22/15  5:55 am
Proposed Engineering Course 8 VAC-543/ Apposed to additional stand alone course Andy Stephenson, Past President ITEEA, Int. Tech. & Engineering. Ed Assoc.  10/22/15  8:03 am
Proposed Engineering Endorsement 8 VAC 20-23 Adam Frederick, Lake Ridge Middle School  10/22/15  9:43 am
"Social Foundations" in the Virginia teacher licensure sequence Kathleen Daly, Virginia Commonwealth University  10/22/15  9:45 am
Foundations of Education- This Title Matters! Michael Broda, Virginia Commonwealth University  10/22/15  5:38 pm
Proposed Engineering Course 8 VAC-543/ Opposed to additional stand alone course Sidney Arthur Rader, DTE Retired  10/22/15  8:47 pm
The importance of social foundations. Gabriel A. Reich, Virginia Commonwealth University  10/25/15  11:40 am
Keep Foundations of Education as it is Donia Spott  10/25/15  7:47 pm
Keep the Foundations Requirement in Initial Teacher Licensure Valerie Robnolt, VCU  10/26/15  10:34 am
Social Foundations in Elementary Teacher Preparation and Social Studies Methods Audra Parker, George Mason University  10/27/15  1:49 pm
Proposed Engineering Program Regulations Philip A. Reed  10/27/15  2:24 pm
Approved program Regulations - Several Items Leigh L. Butler, Ph.D. Higher Education  10/27/15  3:08 pm
Earth Science coursework list: Add Geomorphology, remove Structural Geology G. Richard Whittecar, Old Dominion University  10/27/15  7:32 pm
Keep the Foundations Requirement in Initial Teacher Licensure Alexa fox, loudoun county public schools  10/27/15  8:44 pm
Foundations - the name says it all Jessica. Teacher  10/27/15  8:44 pm
Foundations of Education title should remain the same Kristan Morrison, Radford University  10/27/15  8:56 pm
Social Foundations of Education Thomas Hartman, Ph.D.  10/27/15  11:57 pm
Keep Social Foundations! Lisa Abrams Virginia Commonwealth University  10/28/15  7:46 am
Expand opportunities for effective early childhood education teacher preparation Robert Pianta, University of Virgnia  10/28/15  10:37 am
Professional Studies Coursework Cap/Biennial Reporting of Pass Rates Jean Roth Hawk, Bridgewater College  10/28/15  11:38 am
Teacher Education Program Regulations 8VAC20-543-50:8VAC20-543-70. Annual report card. Clara Hauth, PhD Marymount University  10/28/15  4:49 pm
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Radford University Professional Education Committee: SPED faculty  10/28/15  6:17 pm
Special education: Early Childhood Radford University Professional Education Committee: SPED faculty  10/28/15  6:19 pm
8VAC20-542-4760. Special education adapted curriculum K-12. Radford University Professional Education Committee: SPED faculty  10/28/15  6:21 pm
Regarding Special Education: General Curriculum Add-on Endorsements: 8VAC-20-542-510–8VAC20-542-530 Radford University Professional Education Committee: SPED faculty  10/28/15  6:22 pm
8VAC20-542-40 and 8VAC20-542-1340 - 10 weeks of student teaching Radford University Professional Education Committee: L. Daniel & D. Woods  10/28/15  6:27 pm
8VAC20-543-40 (repealed 542-40) - Diverse school settings Radford University Professional Education Committee: C. Bland  10/28/15  6:32 pm
8VAC20-23-130 and 8VAC20-23-190 - Foundations of Education Radford University PEC: K. Morrison & S. Schneider  10/28/15  6:37 pm
8VAC20-542-90 - Online Instruction Radford University Professional Education Committee: Greg Sherman  10/28/15  6:39 pm
8VAC20-542-70 Annual Report Card Radford University PEC: K. Colley, T. Wallace, and W. Bortz  10/28/15  6:41 pm
8VAC20-542-50 Application of the Standards Radford University PEC: K. Colley and T. Wallace  10/28/15  6:44 pm
Why We Need to Keep "Foundations of Education" Instead of "The Teaching Profession" Kurt Stemhagen  10/29/15  7:52 am
Teacher licensure regulations Maike Philipsen, Virginia Commonwealth University  10/29/15  9:34 am
8VAC20-543-30. Application for new education endorsement programs. Beth Ackerman, VACTE President  10/29/15  9:55 am
8VAC20-543-40. Standards for biennial approval of education endorsement programs. Beth Ackerman, VACTE President  10/29/15  10:00 am
8VAC20-543-70. Annual report card. Beth Ackerman, VACTE President  10/29/15  10:03 am
8VAC20-543-100. Early childhood for three-year-olds and four-year-olds (add-on endorsement) Beth Ackerman, VACTE President  10/29/15  10:07 am
Practicum Experience for the following add-on endorsements Beth Ackerman, VACTE President  10/29/15  10:08 am
8VAC20-543-20. Accreditation and administering this chapter - CAEP accreditation for smaller IHEs Beth Ackerman, VACTE President  10/29/15  10:12 am
8VAC20-543-20. Accreditation and administering this chapter - 4 year programs Beth Ackerman, VACTE President  10/29/15  10:14 am
Positive - lifting the limit on professional studies Beth Ackerman, VACTE President  10/29/15  10:17 am
8VAC20-543-30. Application for new education endorsement programs Karen Parker, Liberty University  10/30/15  12:51 am
8VAC20-543-40. Standards for biennial approval of education endorsement programs. Karen Parker, Liberty University  10/30/15  12:53 am
8VAC20-543-70. Annual report card. Karen Parker, Liberty University  10/30/15  12:55 am
8VAC20-543-100. Early childhood for three-year-olds and four-year-olds (add-on endorsement). Karen Parker, Liberty University  10/30/15  12:57 am
8VAC20-543-100. Early childhood for three-year-olds and four-year-olds (add-on endorsement). Karen Parker, Liberty University  10/30/15  12:59 am
8VAC20-543-510/520/530. Special education – general curriculum (add-on endorsement) elem/middle/sec Karen Parker, Liberty University  10/30/15  1:02 am
8VAC20-543-30. Application for new education endorsement programs. James Wicks  10/30/15  7:10 am
8VAC20-543-40. Standards for biennial approval of education endorsement programs. James Wicks, Liberty University  10/30/15  7:13 am
8VAC20-543-70. Annual report card. James Wicks, Liberty University  10/30/15  7:15 am
8VAC20-543-100. Early childhood for three-year-olds and four-year-olds (add-on endorsement). James Wicks, Liberty University  10/30/15  7:18 am
8VAC20-543-510. Special education – general curriculum elementary education K-6 (add-on endorsement) James Wicks, Liberty University  10/30/15  7:20 am
8VAC20-543-520. Special education – general curriculum middle education grades 6-8 (add-on endorseme James Wicks, Liberty University  10/30/15  7:21 am
8VAC20-543-530. Special education – general curriculum secondary education grades 6-12 (add-on endor James Wicks, Liberty University  10/30/15  7:22 am
8VAC20-543-20. Accreditation and administering this chapter. James Wicks, Liberty University  10/30/15  7:42 am
8VAC20-543-30. Application for new education endorsement programs. Tracey Pritchard, Liberty University  10/30/15  9:32 am
8VAC20-543-40. Standards for biennial approval of education endorsement programs. Tracey Pritchard, Liberty University  10/30/15  9:37 am
8VAC20-543-70. Annual report card Tracey Pritchard, Liberty University  10/30/15  9:44 am
8VAC20-543-100. Early childhood for three-year-olds and four-year-olds Tracey Pritchard, Liberty University  10/30/15  9:50 am
8VAC20-543-510. Special education – general curriculum elementary education K-6 (add-on endorsement) Tracey Pritchard, Liberty University  10/30/15  9:52 am
8VAC20-543-520. Special education – general curriculum middle education grades 6-8 (add-on endorseme Tracey Pritchard, Liberty University  10/30/15  9:56 am
8VAC20-543-530. Special education – general curriculum secondary education grades 6-12 (add-on endor Tracey Pritchard, Liberty University  10/30/15  9:57 am
8VAC20-23-140. Early childhood for three-year-olds and four-year-olds (add-on endorsement) Tracey Pritchard, Liberty University  10/30/15  10:01 am
Please, Keep "Foundations of Education" Katherine Mansfield, VCU  10/30/15  10:06 am
8VAC20-23-560; 8VAC20-23-570; 8VAC20-23-570. Special education – general curriculum Tracey Pritchard, Liberty University  10/30/15  10:08 am
8VAC20-23-660. Reading specialist Tracey Pritchard, Liberty University  10/30/15  10:09 am
8VAC20-543-90 and 8VAC20-543-140. Professional studies requirements Tracey Pritchard, Liberty University  10/30/15  10:28 am
Do not change from Foundations of Education to The Teaching Profession Robin Hurst, Virginia Commonwealth University  10/30/15  10:50 am
Social Foundations Nora Alder  10/30/15  10:55 am
Keep Foundations of Education Donn Dockery, VCU  10/30/15  10:59 am
Timeline for Implementation of New Regulations Elizabeth Langran, Marymount University  10/30/15  11:07 am
Requirement for 80% program completion Elizabeth Langran, Marymount University  10/30/15  11:20 am
Critical Role of Foundations of Education James McMillan, Virginia Commonwealth University  10/30/15  11:25 am
Employer job satisfaction documentation Elizabeth Langran, Marymount University  10/30/15  11:25 am
Proposed regulation that 9 credit hours or 3 classes should be required to get a provisional SPED li Elizabeth Langran  10/30/15  11:28 am
Addition of Annual Report Card Elizabeth Langran, Marymount University  10/30/15  11:32 am
Revision of VDOE Matrices Elizabeth Langran, Marymount University  10/30/15  11:34 am
Keep Foundations of Education Sharon Zumbrunn, Virginia Commonwealth University  10/30/15  11:48 am
Commendations and Recommendations Dr Karrin Lukacs, Shenandoah University  10/30/15  12:04 pm
Keep Foundations of Education Adai Tefera, Virginia Commonwealth University  10/30/15  12:35 pm
Areas of Support Alice Young  10/30/15  1:05 pm
Areas of Concern or Questions Alice Young, Marymount University  10/30/15  1:09 pm
Please Keep Foundations of Education Language Jose Alcaine, Virginia Commonwealth University  10/30/15  1:23 pm
Keep Foundations of Education Paula Katz, third grade teacher  10/30/15  1:41 pm
Comments regarding regulation changes Lisa Turissini, Marymount University  10/30/15  1:56 pm
Keep Foundations of ED Jill Jones, teacher, Mary Munford E.S.  10/30/15  2:03 pm
Foundations: Please Retain Samuel J. Smith, VERA President  10/30/15  2:29 pm
8VAC20-543-40 Samuel J. Smith, VERA President  10/30/15  2:42 pm
80VAC20-543-20 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:15 pm
GMU - 80VAC20-543-40 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:19 pm
GMU - 80VAC20-543-70 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:20 pm
GMU - 8VAC20-542-20 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:21 pm
GMU - 8VAC20-542-80 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:22 pm
GMU - 8VAC20-543-20 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:24 pm
GMU - 8VAC-20-542-510 – 8VAC20-542-530 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:24 pm
GMU - 8VAC20-543-90 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:26 pm
8VAC20-542-90 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:27 pm
GMU - 8VAC20-542-50 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:28 pm
GMU - 8VAC20-542-500 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:30 pm
GMU - 8VAC20-542-40 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:30 pm
GMU - 8VAC20-542-300 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:31 pm
GMU - 8VAC-20-542-20.F Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:32 pm
GMU - 8VAC20-542-70 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:34 pm
GMU - 8VAC20-542-140 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:35 pm
GMU - 8VAC20-542-10 Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University  10/30/15  3:36 pm
Proposed Gifted Endorsement/Competencies Reccommendations Virginia Advisory Committee for the Education of the Gifted  10/30/15  4:12 pm
Classroom and Behavior Management Kathy Gillikin, Virginia Dept. of Social Services  10/30/15  4:40 pm
Understanding Child Growth and Development from birth through age 5 Kathy Gillikin, VA Dept. of Social Services  10/30/15  4:46 pm
(2) Oral Communication Kathy Gillikin, VA Dept. of Social Services  10/30/15  4:51 pm
Approval of Education Programs Overall Kathy Gillikin, VA Dept. of Social Services  10/30/15  5:23 pm
8VAC20-543-90 and 8VAC20-543-140. Professional studies requirements Harvey Klamm, Liberty University  10/30/15  5:44 pm
8VAC20-543-40. Standards for biennial approval of education endorsement programs. Harvey Klamm, Liberty University  10/30/15  5:53 pm
8VAC20-543-70. Annual report card. Harvey Klamm, Liberty University  10/30/15  6:00 pm
8VAC20-543-30. Application for new education endorsement programs. Harvey Klamm, Liberty University  10/30/15  6:08 pm
Special Education Add-ons Heather Schoffstall, Liberty University  10/30/15  8:13 pm
8VAC20-23-660. Reading specialist. Heather Schoffstall, Liberty University  10/30/15  8:17 pm
8VAC20-543-70. Annual report card. Heather Schoffstall, Liberty University  10/30/15  8:23 pm
Regulations for Approved Programs - Areas of Concern and Areas of Support Mary Bowser, Shenandoah University  10/31/15  12:17 am
8VAC20-543-40 - biennial approval Michelle Goodwin, Liberty University  10/31/15  12:28 am
8VAC20-543-70. Annual report card Michelle Goodwin, Liberty University  10/31/15  12:33 am
Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Specialist Endorsements Drs. Emerson-Stonnell, Lewis, Shilling-Traina, Smith, and Timmerman  10/31/15  7:31 am
Virginia State University: Proposed Approved Program Comments Robert N. Corley III, Virginia State University College of Education  10/31/15  10:23 am
Computer Science Regulation changes 8VAC20-543-250 Dee A. B. Weikle  10/31/15  11:09 am
Proposed Gifted Endorsement/Competencies Recommendations Virginia Association for the Gifted  10/31/15  11:40 am
Completers/Non-completers 8VAC20-542-40 #1 Malcolm Lively, Hilve Firek, Mary Jo Karlis, Virginia Wesleyan College  10/31/15  3:44 pm
Annual Report Card Malcolm Lively, Hilve Firek, J. Sullivan, MJ Karlis; Virginia Wesleyan Coll  10/31/15  3:47 pm
Competencies for Elementary Education 8VAC20-542-80 Malcolm Lively, Hilve Firek, J. Sullivan, MJ Karlis; Virginia Wesleyan Coll  10/31/15  3:49 pm
Support for Elimination of Prof Studies Cap Malcolm Lively, Hilve Firek, J. Sullivan, MJ Karlis; Virginia Wesleyan Coll  10/31/15  3:51 pm
Support for Revision of Prof Studies Malcolm Lively, Hilve Firek, J. Sullivan, MJ Karlis; Virginia Wesleyan Coll  10/31/15  3:54 pm
Employer Satisfaction Data M. Lively, Hilve Firek, J. Sullivan, MJ Karlis; Virginia Wesleyan College  10/31/15  3:57 pm
Additional Requirements for Special Ed Gen Curr K-12 M. Lively, Hilve Firek, J. Sullivan, MJ Karlis; Virginia Wesleyan College  10/31/15  4:09 pm
Regulations Governing Approved Programs - Several Requirements Cathy Smeltzer Erb, Ph.D., Eastern Mennonite University  10/31/15  4:34 pm
Multiple Subjects James Madison University - Phil Wishon, Maggie Kyger & Steve Purcell  10/31/15  4:45 pm
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