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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11/6/15  4:20 pm
Commenter: Mark Ginsberg, Ellen Rodgers; George Mason University


Concern with the proposal to eliminate the 6 credits of Foreign Language requirement. Faculty believe that the foreign language requirement assists candidates in understanding and developing empathy for the language learner Including affective variables, the emotional energy, and how it affects learning a second language.