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Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [8 VAC 20 ‑ 22]    (Repealed)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
Amend the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel (2016 Legislation)
Action 4685
General Information
Action Summary The Virginia Board of Education is proposing amendments to these regulations that are needed to ensure that the regulations comport with legislative changes by the 2016 General Assembly. The 2016 Virginia General Assembly passed House Bill 842 that amended requirements for initial licensure and renewal. Every person seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license shall complete awareness training, provided by the Department of Education, on the indicators of dyslexia, as that term is defined by the Board pursuant to regulations, and the evidence-based interventions and accommodations for dyslexia. This requirement shall become effective on July 1, 2017.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
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: ยง 2.2-4006
RIS Project Yes  [004940]
Associated Mandates Dyslexia training as licensure requirement
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
7724 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/25/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Patty Pitts  / Teacher Education and Licensure
Address: 101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)371-2522    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-