Teacher and support staff shortages; data, reporting. (HB376)

Introduced By

Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico) with support from co-patrons Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City), and Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Teachers, other instructional personnel, and support staff; shortages; data; reporting. Requires (i) each school board to report to the Department of Education annually the number and type of teacher, other instructional personnel, and support staff vacancies in the school division and (ii) each approved education preparation program to report to the Department of Education annually the number of individuals who completed the program by endorsement area. The bill requires the Department of Education to (a) establish deadlines for and the format of the reporting of such data and (b) aggregate and report such data annually on the Department's website. Read the Bill »


02/10/2020: In Committee


01/02/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100304D
01/02/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB376)
01/27/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 1-N)
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2020Reported from Education with amendments (17-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2020Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
02/03/2020Reported from Appropriations (16-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read first time
02/06/2020Read second time
02/06/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB376E
02/06/2020Printed as engrossed 20100304D-E
02/07/2020Read third time and passed House (82-Y 17-N)
02/07/2020VOTE: Passage (82-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB376E)
02/18/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Education and Health’s Public Education subcommittee on 02/20/2020. It meets on Monday, 1/2 hour after adjournment, 4th Floor East.


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

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