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Regulations Governing Approved Programs for Virginia Institutions of Higher Education [REPEALED] [8 VAC 20 ‑ 540]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description The regulations set forth a process to accredit teacher training programs at institutions of higher education in Virginia. This process is intended to assist prospective teachers in obtaining the academic background necessary for quality classroom instruction and to require a level of quality in the professional education sequence for prospective teachers that fosters competence of graduates, to encourage institutions to meet rigorous academic standards of excellence in professional education, and to facilitate reciprocity in the teacher licensure process with other states.
State Authority Sections 22.1-16 and 22.1-298. E; and 22.1-305.2 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To be determined.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Ms. Emily V. Webb  / Director of Board Relations
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
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Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal current regulations and promulgate new regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 05/23/2001.