Credit for Previous Teaching Experience 4-71.1

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


Credit for Previous Teaching Experience

Teachers hired into Virginia Beach City Public Schools will receive credit for experience outside Virginia Beach City Public Schools on the following basis:

  1. One credit for year of verified teaching experience in a state or regionally accredited school.
  2. 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.

Code of Virginia § 22.1-298.1, as amended. Regulations governing licensure.

Code of Virginia, § 22.1-299, as amended. License required of teachers; provisional licenses; exceptions.

Approved by Superintendent: July 16, 1991
Revised by Superintendent: August 9, 2006
Scrivener's Amendments: March 8, 2021