Teacher licensure; dual enrollment courses, three-year licenses. (HB2589)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Teacher licensure; dual enrollment courses; three-year licenses. Requires the Board of Education (the Board) to provide for the issuance of three-year licenses to teach, either full time or part time, dual enrollment courses at high schools in specific subject areas to an individual who (i) submits an application to the Board, in the form prescribed by the Board, that includes a recommendation for such a license from the local school board; (ii) meets certain basic conditions for licensure as prescribed by the Board; (iii) holds (a) at a minimum, a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and has completed coursework in the subject area in which the individual seeks to teach or (b) the required professional license in the specific subject area in which the individual seeks to teach, where applicable; (iv) has at least four years of full-time work experience or its equivalent in the subject area in which the individual seeks to teach; and (v) if appropriate, has obtained qualifying scores on the communication and literacy professional teacher's assessment prescribed by the Board. The bill requires the employing school board to assign a mentor to supervise an individual issued such a license during his first two years of teaching. The bill also contains provisions relating to the extension of such licenses. Read the Bill »


01/09/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education Committee


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103309D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Education

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