Licensing update – January 22, 2015

NOTICE to Educators renewing through the AOE

You have two options to renew, either online or via paper applications (upon request). You will need to update your profile and if interested in receiving a paper application, communicate this to the Licensing Office via:

Attention Renewing Educators:
If you are renewing your Level I, Level II or Retired license in 2015, please register and update your contact information in the Vermont Online Licensing System for Educators. It is imperative that you complete the employment section of your profile to assure you are linked to the proper Local and Regional Standards Board.

Please monitor this website weekly for announcements regarding the availability of 2015 renewal applications.

On December 26, 2014 new VSBPE Rule changes went into effect.
At this time all licensing application forms and materials are being prepared to reflect the new VSBPE Rules. Applications will be posted back up on the website as completed.

Update! Licensing Memo regarding applications submissions has been updated to reflect new Licensing Rules

The Vermont Agency of Education, Office of Educator Licensing is warning educators of a change in practice related to license application submissions. Effective December 1, 2014, the AOE Licensing Office will process all paper applications and return those deemed incomplete to the applicant.  The $40.00 non-refundable processing fee will be kept by the agency. Re-submissions will require a second $40.00 non-refundable processing fee. Read this memo for more information.

Licensing Fees - Request for Copies / Formal License

Educators who would like to request a formal copy of their license, or copies of materials contained in their educator file, may do so by completing this form. Requests must include a check for $10 to: Agency of Education c/o Licensing Department 219 North Main Street Suite 402 Barre, VT 05641. Checks may be made out to the Agency of Education.

Proposed Federal Regulations for Teacher Preparation Programs

Recently there have been new proposed regulations that were released for the evaluation of teacher preparation programs. The comment period for those that wish to share their perspective and/or concerns is available until February 2, 2015.

Vermont Online Licensing System for Educators

**Please Note** The Online Licensing System is not currently compatible with Google Chrome. Please use an alternate browser to access the system. Educators may register to view their license details, revise personal information, and upload evidence of professional learning. How to register. Accessing an educator's HQT status - MEMO.

Online Access to Educator & SLP/Audiologist Credentials

The Licensing Office would like to inform Superintendents and other stakeholders that anyone can visit the Vermont Online Licensing System for Educators and check on an educator’s current credentials. View this memo for instructions.


Before contacting the Licensing Office, please read the following messages.

  • If you have a change in your address, phone number, e-mail, etc., please go to the Vermont Online Licensing System for Educators to REGISTER (How to Register), update and maintain the information in your educator profile. There is no longer a need to send in a change of address form. If you are making a name change, it is CRUCIAL that you add your old name to the “Former Name” field or the computer won’t match our paper file and we will have no way to find it when searching electronically. Once you are registered, you can update your personal information and view or print a copy of your license which has your HQT status on it.

Address: Agency of Education c/o Licensing Department 219 North Main Street Suite 402 Barre, VT 05641

Checks: May be made out to the Agency of Education

The licensing office accepts requests for information via e-mail. The Licensing Office accepts electronic transcripts. If you would like to send your transcripts electronically please send them to:

Phone: (802) 479-1700
The main phone number for the Licensing Office is (802) 479-1700. This number is answered by a member of the licensing staff between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.


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