In order to be eligible for Virginia licensure, a teacher education candidate must meet all requirements for completing the licensure program.  This includes:


  • finishing all course work;


  • completing all required student teaching or internships;


  • earning the appropriate bachelor's degree and/or the Masters/EdS degree for the specific licensure program;


  • passing the appropriate Praxis II specialty area test if required by the state; and
  • training in emergency first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and the use of automated external defibrillators (AED).


The final transcript will contain a statement that indicates which licensure program a candidate has completed.  This statement is added after the licensure request has been processed.