Licensure in Virginia
Virginia Department of Education Licensure
Information on Virginia teaching licenses
Application for Licensure, College Verification, and/or Report on Experience Form(s)Endorsement Requirements
Licensure regulations for school personnel
Professional Teacher Assessment Requirements
Information on VCLA, RVE, and Praxis II assessments
Approved Teacher Education Programs
Approved programs for individual endorsements
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.
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.