Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Governing Public Participation [8 VAC 20 ‑ 11]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description The Regulations Governing Public Participation prescribe the procedures to be used by the Board of Education to engage and involve the public in the development, amendment, or repeal of Board of Education regulations.
State Authority § 2.2-4007.02 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority N/A
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 The goals of the regulation are:
1. To set forth a procedure to seek out and facilitate the involvement of those potentially affected by or interested in a regulatory action;
2. To communicate clearly to the Board of Education’s constituents how they may participate in the regulatory process in a meaningful way; and
3. To ensure that the Board of Education’s regulatory procedures are in full compliance with state laws and regulations governing such actions.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jim Chapman  / Director of Board Relations
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)750-8750    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Fast Track: Promulgate Regulations Governing Public Participation Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/19/2009.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate CH 11; Repeal CH 10

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
3/13/2024 Filed Pending