Local/Regional Standards Boards Newsletter (Winter 2013) PDF
This newsletter includes articles addressing renewal packets, online licensing, Core Teaching & Leadership Standards and Licensing Rules.
Local and Regional Standards Board Chairs for 2012-2013 PDF
Local and Regional Standards Board Assistance to Independent Educators PDF
This document provides contact information for the local and regional standards boards that have indicated they may serve independent educators within their region as capacity allows.
Independent Schools Served by the Special Education Standards Board PDF
View the current list of schools and contact information.
District Support for Local Standards Boards (LSB) PDF
Commissioner Vilaseca requests that all superintendents actively support their district LSBs by granting the basic supports such as: provide time at in-service meetings and individual school faculty meetings to present relicensure procedures/updates and regard LSB service as district committee work to considering more substantial supports such as release time with substitute coverage during the school year. For more information, contact Deb Giles at (802) 828-1370 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vermont Re-Licensing Process: A Reflection of Ongoing Professional Growth, A Handbook for Educators PDF
This handbook assists educators and local and regional standards boards in developing individual professional development plans (IPDPs) and re-licensing portfolios. It is a tool that guides educators through the license renewal process of self-assessment, goal development, professional development, learning implementation and learning reflection. NOTE: Revisions made to "Section 5: Evaluating Your Progress" on March 3, 2006.
Five Standards for Vermont Educators: A Vision for Schooling PDF
This document identifies the five standards (learning, professional knowledge, colleagueship, advocacy and accountability), 16 educator principles, and corresponding quality indicators developed to guide Vermont educators in meeting the requirements of professional licensure and relicensure.
Focus on Portfolios PDF
View newsletter articles about portfolio (IPDP) issues of continuing interest to local and
regional standards boards including:
- How portfolios provide
a process for educators to link their professional development to prior and current
- How standards boards
use a checklist and criteria process for portfolio review.
- The endorsement revision