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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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10/30/15  7:45 am
Commenter: James Wicks, Liberty University

8VAC20-23-140. Early childhood for three-year-olds and four-year-olds (add-on endorsement).
  1. An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and hold a license issued by the Virginia Board of Education with an endorsement in elementary education (such as preK-3 or preK-6) or special education early childhood;

Candidates who hold an active license in special education general curriculum K-12 should also be eligible for the add-on endorsement.  Special education preparation is related to many early childhood competencies.  Upon completion of the additional 9 hours of graduate coursework in early childhood that is requirement for the endorsement, all competencies would be met for candidates who hold the special education general curriculum endorsement.