West Virginia - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Preparation Authority

Educator Preparation Authority
Policy Type: 

The West Virginia Board of Education has control over teacher preparation program approval after consultation with the Chancellor of Higher Education.


(a) The education of professional educators in the state is under the general direction and control of the state board after consultation with the Secretary of Education and the Arts and the Chancellor for Higher Education who shall represent the interests of educator preparation programs within the institutions of higher education in this state as defined in section two, article one, chapter eighteen-b of this code.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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