|Action||Comprehensive Revision of the Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in|
|Comment Period||Ends 10/31/2015|
GMU - 8VAC20-542-40
General support for increasing standards (Standards for Biennial approval of education endorsement programs).
General support for the field experiences, but clarification is needed with regard to how the state is defining “clinically-based” field experiences.
General support for the emphasis on field experiences in “diverse” school settings
General support and Suggestion for the item addressing diverse settings; however, working with students with disabilities should also be included.
Clarification. Faculty questioned the implications of FERPA when gathering post-graduation data (e.g., obtaining employer job satisfaction, evaluations and impact of performance on k-12 student outcomes). The state will need to clarify how this will be obtained. Will IHEs be required to obtain permission/consent from candidates upon graduation?
Concern that the biennial reporting requirement is excessive and does not fully align with CAEP.