Teachers; prerequisites for licensure or renewal of license. (SB551)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Teacher licensure; prerequisites. Eliminates the requirements that teachers seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license (i) demonstrate proficiency in the use of educational technology for instruction and (ii) receive professional development in instructional methods tailored to promote student academic progress and effective preparation for the Standards of Learning end-of-course and end-of-grade assessments. This bill was incorporated into SB 349. Read the Bill »


02/08/2018: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102862D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/24/2018Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/31/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB551)
02/08/2018Incorporated by Education and Health (SB349-Peake) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB320.