LSB Appendix B

Appendix B

Educator Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of the individual to obtain a license, an endorsement(s), any other license or credential required by these rules or by the applicable endorsement, to attend to all renewal requirements, and to seek renewal in a timely manner. (Vermont Licensing Regulation 5220.6)

Other responsibilities of licensed educators include:

  • to know when their educator licenses expire;
  • to maintain their own re-licensure records;
  • to understand and annually review the knowledge and performance standards of their endorsements and the goals of their IPDP;
  • to adhere to the re-licensing procedures presented in the LSB Plans of Operation;
  • to have an approved IPDP on file at the appropriate time;
  • to amend or revise the IPDP when needed in order to meet new goals
  • to receive approval for re-licensure credit for professional development activities;
  • to maintain, and submit to their LSB for approval, a re-licensure portfolio based upon requirements set forth in Vermont Licensing Regulation 5432.D

Transfers -Educators transferring from one Vermont supervisory union/district, or other educational entity with a local standards board, to another shall be responsible for transferring their IPDPs and corresponding professional development records to the new local or regional standards board within six months of employment. (Vermont Licensing Regulation 5626.1).

Educators re-entering the profession shall file an approved IPDP with the appropriate local or regional standards board within six months of employment. (Vermont Licensing Regulation 5626.3)

Educators transferring from out-of-state shall develop and file an approved IPDP with the appropriate local or regional standards board within six months of employment. (Vermont Licensing Regulation 5626.2)

Reciprocity -Approved Individual Professional Development Plans and corresponding approved professional development activities have reciprocity with local and regional standards boards throughout the state and with the VSBPE when the educator is not under the jurisdiction of a local or regional standards board. (Vermont Licensing Regulation 5625)

Amendment of IPDP – An amendment or revision to the IPDP may be presented to the LSB for approval, when new wording or a new goal is determined to be more relevant. The amendment or revision procedures described in the Plan of Operation of ______________ Standards Board shall be followed. An IPDP may not be amended or revised less than six months prior to license renewal.


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