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School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-71.1


Credit for Previous Teaching Experience

Teachers coming into the Virginia Beach School System will receive credit for experience outside the Virginia Beach system on the following basis.

A. One credit for year of verified teaching experience in a state or regionally accredited school.

B. A full year of teaching experience shall be interpreted as follows:

  1. For teaching experience prior to the 1974-75 school year, a teacher must have taught at least one hundred and twenty (120) days of a one hundred and eighty (180) day school term.

  2. For teaching experience during the 1974-75 school year, or thereafter during the life of the contract, the teacher must have been employed on a full-time basis for a minimum of ninety-five (95) days or on a half-time basis for a minimum of 190 days during the regular school term.

  3. No more than one (1) experience credit shall be credited for less than a full year (190) days of service. Additional partial years of teaching experience (minimum of one semester) may be combined for additional experience credits.

Regulatory Authority :

Code of Va., § 22.1-298., as amended, Regulations governing licensure .

Code of Va., § 22.1-299, as amended, License required of teachers .

Approved by Superintendent: July 16, 1991
Revised by Superintendent: August 9, 2006