Virginia Department of Education
Assessment and Licensure Information
Old Dominion University approved teacher education programs require the Virginia Board of Education prescribed assessment for entry into a Virginia approved program.
Review the link below for Entry Assessment to Virginia Approved Programs
Entry Assessment to Virginia Approved Programs
- Praxis Series
- Reading assessment required for licensure in Virginia
New Reading Assessment:
The Reading for Virginia Educators (RVE) will be implemented July 1, 2011 by the Virginia Board of Education. Read carefully the new information.
Virginia Reading Assessment (VRA)
The Virginia Reading Assessment will be discontinued effective June 30, 2011. Individuals who have achieved a passing score on the VRA will not be required to take the new RVE assessment required for licensure.
- Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA).
VCLA Computer-Based Testing
Aboout the VCLA
VCLA Practice Test
Alternative Testing Arrangements for individuals with special needs
VCLA scores required in Virginia (scroll to page 2)
- Child Abuse and Neglect Recognition Training
- Graduates of Institutions Outside the United States