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Virginia Teacher Certification


Getting Started

We are here for you through every step of the process to certification. Our research-based curriculum and high-quality supervisors will help you feel highly prepared to succeed in the classroom.

Below are the requirements for acceptance into the iteach alternative teacher certification program.

Requirements for Program Admission (Seeking a Teaching Position)

Bachelor’s Degree

You must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university that is recognized by the Virginia Department of Education.

GPA Requirement

Your undergraduate GPA must be a minimum of 2.50, OR Minimum 2.50 GPA in the last 60 hours of your undergrad classes.

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Email your official transcripts to or mail official copies to PO Box 1626 Denton, TX 76202.  If you don’t have your transcripts, visit your college or university website and request transcripts from your school’s registrar.


Complete introductory course 5000


Pay your $250 enrollment fee


Acknowledge your Letter of Agreement

Requirements for Program Admission (Already Teaching and on a Provisional License with an Approved Partner)

Provisional License

Upload a copy of your provisional license to your student portal.

Employment Verification

Upload a copy of a job offer letter from an approved partner or other documentation showing what division hired you and what subject area you are teaching.


Complete introductory course 5000


Pay your $250 enrollment fee


Acknowledge your Letter of Agreement

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Identification of

Content Area

Refer to the ETS Praxis test overview for Virginia to identify the content test, Praxis, that you wish to take and pass for licensure.

Virginia Teacher Certification

Content Areas
Other Requirements
  • Correspond using your personal email account
  • Access to a personal (not school) computer
  • Add to your contacts list
  • Verification of Work Authorization Status. If not a U.S. citizen, you must provide verification of lawful permanent residence and a copy of your current Green Card at the time of application with at least two years of employment eligibility.

Outside of United States

Graduate Requirements

Individuals who are seeking an educator license and who attended a college/university or earned a degree outside of the United States need to obtain an evaluation of their credentials. Applicants can request an evaluation from a member organization of one of the two national associations of credential evaluation services:

1. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) is an association of 19 credential evaluation services with admission standards and an enforced code of good practice.

2. Association of International Credentials Evaluators (AICE) is an association of 10 credential evaluation services with a board of advisors and an enforced code of ethics.

The credential evaluation must include the following information:

  • Verification that one holds the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree granted by an accredited institution of higher education in the United States, including the month, day, and year that the degree was conferred
  • U.S. equivalency for each credential
  • Course-by-course analysis
  • Cumulative GPA of credit hours
Service Area A: Teacher Recruitment and Retention

Forecasting and Planning

Recruitment Campaigns

Licensure Programs for Paras and Subs

Access to our New Teachers Pipeline

Career Pathing Solutions

Skill Development Solutions


Service Area B: Professional Development 

Video Coaching and Self-Reflection 

Professional Development Courses 

New Teacher Programs 

Teacher Institutes 

Video Library Subscriptions 


Service Area C: Student Learning Acceleration 

Audits, Analysis and Solution Planning 

RISE Summer School Program 

Supplemental Curricula 

Teacher Coaching 

Institute Courses for Teachers 


Service Area D: Continuing Education 

Graduate-Level 1-3-Credit Courses 

Learning Pathways and Certificates 

Master’s Degree Programs 

Doctorate Degree Programs 


Service Area E: Leadership Solutions 

Strategic Planning 

Equity Consulting 

Leadership Coaching 

Custom Packages