September 23, 2016

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Call for Nominations for the Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure – Deadline October 10, 2016

The Virginia Board of Education is seeking nominees to serve on its Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL). 

Please note that specific categories of expertise are required by the Code of Virginia.  For all advisory boards or committees, the Board of Education seeks to have geographic and diverse representation among the appointees.  

The Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure is seeking nominees for the following four positions:

*Geographical regions noted above are based on the Department of Education Superintendent's Regions.

Educators, administrators, and other individuals, and organizations are invited to recommend nominees to fill current vacancies as noted above.  Individuals are also welcome to nominate themselves. 

The Board of Education's bylaws prescribe the operation of its advisory committees as follows:

Nominations may be made by completing the attached nomination form. Please send the completed form to

All nominations must be received by Monday, October 10, 2016.

Questions regarding the Board of Education's advisory committees or activities may be addressed to Melissa Luchau by e-mail at or by phone at (804) 225-2924.



  1. Nomination Form for Virginia Board of Education's Advisory Committees (Word)