Teacher licensure; endorsement, Montessori method. (HB1643)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Teacher licensure; endorsement; Montessori method. Requires the Board of Education to provide for licensure of teachers with an endorsement in the Montessori method of education. The bill requires the Board of Education, in establishing the requirements for such endorsement, to require, at a minimum, (i) a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, (ii) graduation from a teacher education program affiliated with the American Montessori Society or receipt of a certificate from the Association Montessori Internationale, and (iii) employment by a school board in a teaching position for which the Montessori method endorsed by the American Montessori Society or the Association Montessori Internationale is the primary method of instruction. Read the Bill »


11/27/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Education Committee


11/27/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100752D
11/27/2018Referred to Committee on Education

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