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Establish an Add-on Endorsement in the Licensure Regulations for ...
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8VAC20-23-615. Economics and Personal Finance (Add-On Endorsement).

Endorsement requirement. The candidates shall have:  

1.     Earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and hold a license (Collegiate Professional License, Postgraduate Professional License, or a Provisional License leading to a Collegiate Professional or Postgraduate Professional License) issued by the Virginia Board of Education with a teaching endorsement;  and

2.     Completed an approved teacher preparation program in economics and personal finance (add-on endorsement); or completed the following requirements:

a. Six semester hours of economics or a non-college credit institute in economics.  The non-college credit institute in economics must be a minimum of 45 clock hours and offered by a Virginia school division or a regionally accredited college or university.  The institute must include the economics content set forth in the Virginia Standards of Learning for economics and personal finance and be approved by the Department of Education; and

b. Three semester hours of personal finance or a non-college credit institute in finance.  The non-college credit institution in finance must be a minimum of 45 clock hours and offered by a Virginia school division or a regionally accredited college or university.  The institute must include the personal finance content set forth in the Standards of Learning for economics and personal finance and be approved by the Department of Education.