Vermont - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Preparation Authority

Area: 
Educator Preparation Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

The Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators sets standards and approves teacher preparation programs.

Body: 

In addition to any other powers and duties prescribed by law or incidental or necessary to the exercise of such lawful powers and duties, the standards board shall:
(2) Establish standards for educator preparation programs in Vermont and approve those that meet the standards so that a person graduating from an approved program shall be eligible for a license to engage in teaching or school administration in accordance with standards board rules. The standards board may accept accreditation of an educator preparation program in Vermont or another state from a national accreditation entity as sufficient for approval

Adopting Authority: 
Standards Board
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/10/2016