12465 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23606  Phone: (757) 591-4500




For Information regarding licensure in Virginia, please visit the Virginia Department of Education website.

Routes to Licensure

New Licensure Requirement: Emergency First Aid, CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

License Renewal and Forms

Professional Teacher Assessments

Endorsement Requirements

Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel (TSIP) Licensure Information

Current Newport News School Employees should contact James Blizzard, (757) 881-5061 ext.11128 with questions about licensure at NNPS.


School Leaders Licensure Assessment
Individuals seeking an endorsement in Administration and Supervision are required to take and pass the School Leaders Licensure Assessment.  The "cut" score of 165 has been established by the State Board of Education as Virginia's passing score for the School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA). For information regarding registration, test administration, fees, etc., please visit the Educational Testing Services website.

Recertification Opportunities