Consider the summary of “HB 1904 Teachers and other licensed school board employees; cultural competency,” a bill the Virginia General Assembly passed and our governor signed during the 2021 SPECIAL SESSION I.
SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:
Teachers and other licensed school board employees; cultural competency.Requires teacher, principal, and division superintendent evaluations to include an evaluation of cultural competency. The bill requires every person seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license from the Board of Education (i) to complete instruction or training in cultural competency and (ii) with an endorsement in history and social sciences to complete instruction in African American history, as prescribed by the Board. The bill also requires each school board to adopt and implement policies that require each teacher and any other school board employee holding a license issued by the Board to complete cultural competency training, in accordance with guidance issued by the Board, at…
View original post 415 more words