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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 22. Licensure Regulations for School Personnel

8VAC20-22-650. School Psychology.

Endorsement requirements:

1. Option I. The candidate must complete:

a. An approved program in school psychology; and

b. Sixty graduate hours that culminate in at least a master's degree; and

c. An internship that is documented by the degree granting institution. No more than 12 hours of internship can be counted toward the 60 graduate semester hours required for licensure. The internship experience shall occur on a full-time basis over a period of one year or on a half-time basis over a period of two consecutive years. The internship shall occur under conditions of appropriate supervision, i.e., school-based supervisor shall hold a valid credential as a school psychologist and nonschool based supervisor shall be an appropriately credentialed psychologist. The internship shall include experiences at multiple age levels, at least one half of which shall be in an accredited schooling setting.

2. Option II. The candidate must hold a certificate issued by the National School Psychology Certification Board.

Statutory Authority

§ 22.1-298.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 23, Issue 25, eff. September 21, 2007.

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