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Licensure Information & Resources

Candidates who are interested in a teaching or advanced state license must complete a Virginia Department of Education approved program. To be eligible for verification forms for other states, the licensure office must verify that candidates have completed one of our approved licensure programs. Programs that lead to licensure will involve coursework, licensure tests, and student teaching or internship.

Licensure Exams

Background Check

Field Experience

Gate Process

Content Competencies


Framework & Dispositions

Licensure Training


Teaching in Other States

Additional Endorsements Per the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)

View more information about licensure assessments from the Virginia Department of Education.