Licensing and Certification

  • Welcome to Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) Licensure website. The Licensure unit within the Department of Human Resources works directly with all licensed educators and serves as a liaison to the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) to provide multiple licensure services. The Licensure Unit provides support in the following areas:

    • Employment Screening
    • New Hire Licensing
    • Renewal of 5-year Educator License
    • Adding a Degree and/or Endorsement(s) to Educator License
    • Guidance on VDOE Regulations
    • Salary Improvement for ACPS Licensed Educators
    • Student Internships

    Details about the licensure process and licensure forms can be accessed by ACPS employees in Canvas.

    To learn more about the VDOE licensure requirements and to access VDOE forms, please visit the VDOE’s licensure website.

    Please contact Shawna LeBlond, HR Licensure Specialist, at 703-619-8170 or by email at if you have questions regarding licensure.