Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [8 VAC 20 ‑ 22]    (Repealed)
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
CH 22 and 542: Exempt Action: Local Government and Civics Instruction Requirement for License Renewa
Action 3392
General Information
Action Summary Pursuant to SB 715 passed by the 2010 General Assembly and signed by the Governor, the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel will require any individual seeking renewal of a license with an endorsement in early/primary preK-3, elementary education preK-6, middle education 6-8, history and social sciences, history, or political science to complete study of the structures, function, and powers of state and local government of Virginia and the importance of citizen participation in the political process in state and local government of Virginia. The study may be satisfactorily completed using any applicable option described in the Virginia Licensure Renewal Manual. This requirement shall be met one time for the individual's next renewal after July 1, 2012. This action is necessary to conform to changes in Virginia statutory law, and no agency discretion is involved.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 8 VAC 20-22 Licensure Regulations for School Personnel Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  8 VAC 20 - 542 Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Section 2.2-4006, Code of Virginia; CHAPTER 814, Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [002680]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
5717 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/19/2011.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Mrs. Patty Pitts  / Assistant Superintendent, Teacher Licensure
Address: P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-2522    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-