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Testing

Applicants requesting an initial teaching license are required to achieve passing scores on professional teacher’s assessments prescribed by the Board of Education. These tests include:

ACADEMIC SKILLS ASSESSMENT
Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA)

CONTENT ASSESSMENT
Praxis II (if applicable)


READING ASSESSMENT [Required only for Elementary and Special Education endorsements.]
Praxis Series Reading for Virginia Educators (RVE)


For the most current information on assessments required for licensure visit the Department of Education's website.