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Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia [8 VAC 20 ‑ 542]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description The program approval process in Virginia is designed to ensure an alignment between approved education programs and the needs of prek-12 schools. Substantive elements of the proposed new regulations focus on revision of selected definitions to conform with changes in the proposed new regulations; modifications in administration of the proposed new regulations, including separation of the accreditation process from the program approval process; the development of regulations focused on biennial measures of accountability; and inclusion and modification of competencies for preparation programs for school personnel contained in the 1998 Regulations Governing the Licensure of School Personnel.
State Authority Code of Virginia, Section 22.1-298. Regulations Governing Licensure; ยท Code of Virginia, Section 22.1-305.2 Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Mrs. Melissa Luchau  / Office of Policy & Communications
Address: Post Office Box 2120
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: Melissa.Luchau@doe.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)225-2540    FAX: (804)225-2524    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Comprehensive Revision of the Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Final Governor's office review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
CH 22 and 542: Exempt Action: Local Government and Civics Instruction Requirement for License Renewa
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/19/2011.
Promulgate new regulations to align with state and federal laws and regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/21/2007.