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

Chapter 543.
Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia
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  • Part II.
    Accreditation and Administering this Chapter
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  • Section 20
    Accreditation and administering this chapter
  • Part III.
    Application for New Education Endorsement Programs
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  • Section 30
    Application for new education endorsement programs
  • Part IV.
    Standards for Biennial Approval of Education Endorsement Programs
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  • Section 40
    Standards for biennial approval of education endorsement programs
  • Part V.
    Application of Standards for Biennial Approval of Education Endorsement Programs
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  • Section 50
    Application of the standards
  • Part VI.
    Professional Education Program Accountability
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  • Section 60
    Biennial accountability measurement report
    Section 70
    Annual professional education program profile
  • Part VII.
    Competencies for Endorsement Areas
    Article 1
    General Competencies
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  • Section 80
    Competencies and requirements for professional education programs
    • Article 2.
      Early/Primary Education, Elementary Education, and Middle Education Endorsements
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    • Section 90
      Professional studies requirements for early/primary education, elementary education, and middle education
      Section 100
      Early childhood for three-year-olds and four-year-olds (add-on endorsement)
      Section 110
      Early/primary education preK-3
      Section 120
      Elementary education preK-6
      Section 130
      Middle education 6-8
    • Article 3.
      PreK-12 Endorsements, Special Education, Secondary Grades 6-12 Endorsements, and Adult Education
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    • Section 140
      Professional studies requirements for preK-12 endorsements, special education, secondary grades 6-12 endorsements, and adult education
      Section 150
      Adult education
      Section 160
      Adult English as a second language (add-on endorsement)
      Section 170
      Career and technical education – agricultural education
      Section 180
      Career and technical education – business and information technology
      Section 190
      Career and technical education – family and consumer sciences
      Section 200
      Career and technical education – health and medical sciences
      Section 210
      Career and technical education – marketing education
      Section 220
      Career and technical education – technology education
      Section 230
      Career and technical education – trade and industrial education
      Section 240
      Career and technical education – transition and special needs (add-on endorsement)
      Section 250
      Computer science
      Section 260
      Dance arts preK-12
      Section 270
      Driver education (add-on endorsement)
      Section 280
      Section 290
      Section 300
      English as a second language preK-12
      Section 310
      Foreign language preK-12
      Section 320
      Gifted education (add-on endorsement)
      Section 330
      Health and physical education preK-12
      Section 340
      History and social sciences
      Section 350
      Journalism (add-on endorsement)
      Section 360
      Keyboarding (add-on endorsement)
      Section 370
      Library media preK-12
      Section 380
      Section 390
      Mathematics – algebra I (add-on endorsement)
      Section 400
      Music education – instrumental preK-12
      Section 410
      Music education – vocal/choral preK-12
      Section 420
      Science – biology
      Section 430
      Science – chemistry
      Section 440
      Science – Earth science
      Section 450
      Science – physics
      Section 460
      Special education adapted curriculum K-12
      Section 470
      Special education blindness/visual impairments preK-12
      Section 480
      Special education deaf and hard of hearing preK-12
      Section 490
      Special education early childhood (birth through age five)
      Section 500
      Special education general curriculum K-12
      Section 510
      Special education – general curriculum elementary education K-6 (add-on endorsement)
      Section 520
      Special education – general curriculum middle education grades 6-8 (add-on endorsement)
      Section 530
      Special education – general curriculum secondary education grades 6-12 (add-on endorsement)
      Section 540
      Speech communication (add-on endorsement)
      Section 550
      Theatre arts preK-12
      Section 560
      Visual arts preK-12
FORMS (8VAC20-543)

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