SCHEV; certification of certain private schools, exemptions. (SB1461)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; certification of certain private schools; exemptions. Provides that certain courses or programs of instruction are exempt from certification requirements and regulation by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The bill provides that any course or program of instruction designed to prepare students to achieve a passing score on an industry certification exam administered by a trade or occupational association or similar association is exempt provided that (i) regional or national certifications are commonplace in the employment marketplace in the relevant industry, (ii) any instructor of the course or program is approved or certified as an instructor by such trade or occupational association, and (iii) such course or program of instruction is offered by an instructor that does not offer any courses or programs of instruction for preparation for an exam administered by any additional trade or occupational association. Read the Bill »


01/16/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100182D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/2019Assigned Education sub: Higher Education

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