VERMONT STANDARDS BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS

Establishing Statute: 16 V.S.A. §§ 1693, 1694

Department: Education

Description: The Board shall adopt rules with respect to the licensing of teachers and administrators, and of speech-language pathologists and audiologists and establish standards for educator preparation programs in Vermont and approve those that meet the standards so that a person graduating from an approved program shall be eligible for a license to engage in teaching or school administration in accordance with standards board rules. The standards board may accept accreditation of an educator preparation program in Vermont or another state from a national accreditation entity as sufficient for approval and shall establish standards, including endorsements, according to which individuals may obtain a license or have one renewed or reinstated. The Board shall also oversee and monitor the application and licensing process administered by the office and develop a code of professional ethics and act as advisor to professional educators regarding its interpretation.

Board Members:

Board Member Name   Term Expires Seat Description
     Roberta Baker       6/30/2019 Teacher
     Claudine Bedell       6/30/2017 Private Higher Education
     Richard Reardon       6/30/2019 Public Higher Education
     Amy McMullen       6/30/2018 School Board Representative
     Jennifer Fribush       6/30/2016 Teacher
     Louisa Millington       6/30/2017 Administrator
     Helen Lanthier       6/30/2018 Teacher
     Vacancy       6/30/2017 Teacher
     Stephen Owens       6/30/2018 Teacher
     Charles Phillips       6/30/2016 Public Member
     Erik Remmers       6/30/2018 Administrator
     Donald Tinney       6/30/2017 Teacher
     Thomas Young       6/30/2017 Teacher
      Vacant   Teacher Representative
      Vacant   Public Member Representative

Contact Information

Office of Governor Phil Scott
109 State Street, Pavilion
Montpelier, VT 05609
Phone: 802 828-3333 (TTY: 800 649-6825)
Fax: 802 828-3339

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