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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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11/5/15  11:15 am
Commenter: Susan Albaugh, Richmond Area Friends of the Gifted

Gifted Education/Endorsement Requirements

The Gifted Education specialists and coordinators of Region 1 are pleased that 4 classes (12 hours of graduate-level coursework) are required; however, we request consideration that the topics (rather than specific titles) of the courses include: 1) social-emotional and special populations, 2) curriculum models and differentiation, 3) identification and assessment, and 4) program planning and evaluation (rather than current trends). The change in #4 is to address the important ongoing work of gifted coordinators in evaluating the Gifted Education Plan/program of their districts.