Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Education
Board
State Board of Education
chapter
Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia [8 VAC 20 ‑ 542]
Action:
Comprehensive Revision of the Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in
 
General Information
Action Summary Section 22.1-298.2 of the Code of Virginia, states, in part, the following: “Education preparation programs shall meet the requirements for accreditation and program approval as prescribed by the Board of Education in its regulations….” On September 21, 2007, Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia promulgated by the Board of Education, became effective. One additional amendment became effective on January 19, 2011, that responded to a requirement of the 2010 Virginia General Assembly to include local government and civics instruction specific to Virginia in certain preparation programs. A comprehensive review of the Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia will be conducted. The regulations in their entirety will be examined. These regulations will be repealed, and new regulations are to be promulgated.
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 Yes  [003477]
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6374 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 1/30/2013.
6674 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/31/2015.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Patty S. Pitts  / Assistant Superintendent for Teacher Education and
Address: P. O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: Patty.Pitts@doe.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)371-2522    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-