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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education

Chapter 23. Licensure Regulations for School PersonnelRead Chapter

Section 10
Section 20
Administering this chapter
Section 30
Purpose and responsibility for licensure
Section 40
Conditions for licensure
Section 50
Types of licenses; dating licenses
Section 60
Designations on licenses for career paths to teaching
Section 70
Additional endorsements
Section 80
Deletion of an endorsement
Section 90
Alternate routes to licensure
Section 100
Conditions for licensure for out-of-state candidates by reciprocity
Section 110
Requirements for renewing a license
Section 120
Early/primary education, elementary education, and middle education endorsements
Section 130
Professional studies requirements for early/primary education, elementary education, and middle education endorsements
Section 140
Early childhood for three-year-olds and four-year-olds (add-on endorsement)
Section 150
Early/primary education preK-3
Section 160
Elementary education preK-6
Section 170
Middle education 6-8
Section 180
PreK-12, special education, secondary grades 6-12, and adult education endorsements
Section 190
Professional studies requirements for PreK-12, special education, secondary grades 6-12, and adult education endorsements
Section 200
Adult education
Section 210
Adult English as a second language (add-on endorsement)
Section 220
Career and technical education – agricultural education
Section 230
Career and technical education – business and information technology
Section 240
Career and technical education – family and consumer sciences
Section 250
Career and technical education – health and medical sciences
Section 260
Career and technical education – marketing education
Section 270
Career and technical education – technology education
Section 280
Career and technical education – trade and industrial education
Section 290
Career and technical education – transition and special needs (add-on endorsement)
Section 300
Computer science
Section 310
Dance arts preK-12
Section 320
Driver education (add-on endorsement)
Section 330
Section 340
Section 350
English as a second language preK-12
Section 360
Foreign language preK-12
Section 370
Gifted education (add-on endorsement)
Section 380
Health and physical education preK-12
Section 390
History and social sciences
Section 400
Journalism (add-on endorsement)
Section 410
Keyboarding (add-on endorsement)
Section 420
Library media preK-12
Section 430
Section 440
Mathematics – algebra I (add-on endorsement)
Section 450
Music education – instrumental preK-12
Section 460
Music education – vocal/choral preK-12
Section 470
Science – biology
Section 480
Science – chemistry
Section 490
Science – Earth science
Section 500
Science – physics
Section 510
Special education – adapted curriculum K-12
Section 520
Special education blindness and visual impairments preK-12
Section 530
Special education deaf and hard of hearing preK-12
Section 540
Special education early childhood (birth-age five years)
Section 550
Special education – general curriculum K-12
Section 560
Special education – general curriculum K-6 (add-on endorsement)
Section 570
Special education – general curriculum middle grades 6-8 (add-on endorsement)
Section 580
Special education – general curriculum secondary grades 6-12 (add-on endorsement)
Section 590
Speech communication (add-on endorsement)
Section 600
Theatre arts preK-12
Section 610
Visual arts preK-12
Section 620
Administration and supervision preK-12
Section 630
Division Superintendent License
Section 640
Mathematics specialist for elementary education
Section 650
Mathematics specialist for elementary and middle education
Section 660
Reading specialist
Section 670
School counselor preK-12
Section 680
School manager license
Section 690
School psychology
Section 700
School social worker
Section 710
Vocational evaluator
Section 720
Section 730
Section 740
Section 750
Section 760
Expired license
Section 770
Right to counsel and transcript
Section 780
Action by the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Virginia Board of Education
Section 790
Right of applicant or license holder to appear at hearing
Section 800

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