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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 23. Licensure Regulations for School Personnel

8VAC20-23-660. Reading specialist.

Endorsement requirements. The candidate shall have:

1. Graduated from a state-approved graduate-level reading specialist preparation program - master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university required - that includes course experiences of at least 30 semester hours of graduate coursework in the competencies for the endorsement, as well as a practicum experience in the diagnosis and remediation of reading difficulties;

2. Satisfied the requirements for the reading specialist assessment specified by the Virginia Board of Education; and

3. At least three years of successful classroom teaching experience in which the teaching of reading was an important responsibility.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-298.1 and 22.1-299 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 24, eff. August 23, 2018.

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