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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 20. State Board of Education
Chapter 25. Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel

8VAC20-25-20. Administration of technology standards.

A. School divisions and institutions of higher education shall incorporate the technology standards for instructional personnel into their division-wide technology plans and approved teacher education programs, respectively, by December 1998.

B. School divisions and institutions of higher education shall develop implementation plans for pre-service and in-service training for instructional personnel. The implementation plan shall provide the requirements for demonstrated proficiency of the technology standards.

C. Waivers shall be considered on a case-by-case basis of the 18-hour professional studies cap placed on teacher preparation programs for institutions requesting additional instruction in educational technology.

D. School divisions shall ensure that newly-hired instructional personnel from out of state demonstrate proficiency in the technology standards during the three-year probation period of employment.

E. Course work in technology shall satisfy the content requirement for licensure renewal for license holders who do not have a master's degree.

F. School divisions shall incorporate the technology standards into their local technology plans and develop strategies to implement the standards by December 1998.

G. Institutions of higher education shall incorporate technology standards in their approved program requirements and assess students' demonstrated proficiency of the standards by December 1998.

Statutory Authority

§ 22.1-16 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 10, eff. March 4, 1998.

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