Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [8 VAC 20 ‑ 22]
Action Comprehensive Revision of the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 11/6/2015
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10/23/15  2:19 pm
Commenter: Mindy Abbott, PWCS, Region 4

Add on Endormsent for Special Education K-6, Special Education 6-8, and Special Education 9-12

While this is a great idea, it will be difficult for licensure specialists to identify the required courses, especially for our out-of-state applicants. We will likely have to request course descriptions to ensure the courses qualify. This will create extra work and the time to fill positions will increase. As an alternative to this route, we would like to recommend having a Praxis II option for teachers with a 5 year renewable license.