Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [8 VAC 20 ‑ 22]    (Repealed)
Comprehensive Revision of the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
Action 3831
General Information
Action Summary Section 22.1-298.1 of the Code of Virginia, states, in part, the following: “…The Board of Education shall prescribe, by regulation, the requirements for the licensure of teachers and other school personnel required to hold a license….” On September 21, 2007, Licensure Regulations for School Personnel, promulgated by the Board of Education, became effective. One additional amendment was approved on January 19, 2011, that responded to a renewal requirement enacted by the 2010 Virginia General Assembly and that was later repealed by the 2012 General Assembly. A comprehensive review of the licensure regulations will be conducted. The regulations in their entirety will be examined. These regulations will be repealed, and new regulations are to be promulgated.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003476]
Associated Mandates
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6373 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/16/2013.
6643 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/06/2015.
7669 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/23/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Patty S. Pitts  / Assistant Superintendent for Teacher Education and
Address: P. O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-2522    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-