Licensure

LICENSURE FOR INSTRUCTIONAL POSITIONS 
Persons interested in positions in Portsmouth Public Schools requiring a Virginia License must hold or be eligible to meet the requirements to be eligible for a Virginia Teaching License. Inquiries about Virginia Teacher's Licenses can be made through the Virginia Department of Education, Office of Professional Licensure, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23216-2120. You can also learn about licensure by visiting the Department of Education's Web Site.

CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT TRAINING (CANT)
Every person seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license shall complete Child Abuse and Neglect Training (CANT) as approved by the Virginia Department of Education and Virginia Department of Social Services.  After training, please print a certificate of completion and forward to Human Resources.

DYSLEXIA AWARENESS TRAINING
Every person seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license shall complete Dyslexia Awareness Training, provided by VDOE, on the indicators of dyslexia, as that term is defined by the board pursuant to regulations, and the evidence-based interventions and accommodations for dyslexia. After training, please print a certificate of completion and forward to Human Resources.

VIRGINIA LICENSURE RENEWAL MANUAL
For renewal information please refer to the Virginia Licensure Renewal Manual.


APPLICATION FOR LICENSE RENEWAL
 
Please use the Application for License Renewal to track licensure renewal points.