Licensure in Virginia
The Human Resources Department assists licensed staff on all licensure requests to be processed with the Virginia Department of Education. All requests should be submitted directly to the SCPS Licensure Specialist who will work with the Virginia Department of Education on your behalf. The Virginia Department of Education will send their final determinations directly to the license holders home address and a courtesy copy is sent to the school division.
Professional Teacher Assessment Requirements -Registration details for VCLA, RVE, and Praxis II assessments
Child Abuse & Neglect Training (required for licensure)
Individuals must select the "Required Training/Courses" tab under "Child Protective Services" then select "Child Abuse and Neglect: Recognizing, Reporting & Responding (For Eduators)"
Dyslexia Awareness Training Module (required for licensure)
Effective July 1, 2017, every person seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license shall complete awareness training, provided by the Virginia Department of Education, on the indicators of dyslexia, as that term is defined by the board pursuant to regulations, and the evidence-based interventions and accommodations for dyslexia.
Licensure regulations for school personnel
Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia
Approved Teacher Education Programs
Information on adding endorsements to your Virginia license
Teacher License Query
To access a teacher's or educator's license information, enter the first characters of the last name and the first characters of the first name, and then click the "Search" button. To narrow your search, enter as many letters in the name field as possible. If more than one name matches your search criteria, a page will be displayed which lists all matching names.