Contact Information

Office of Licensing & Professional Standards
Vermont Agency of Education
219 N Main St, Suite 402
Barre, VT, 5641

Phone: 802-479-1700 (7:45am to 4:30pm)


Vermont Agency of Education:

Certification Requirements

Teacher Licensure Needed: Yes

Masters Degree Needed: No

Praxis II Library Media Content Test Needed: No

Other Testing Needed: No

Description: The holder of this license is authorized to provide library media services and instruction in grades PK-12.

Evaluation Process for Licensure:

Criteria for eligible individuals:

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited or state-approved institution in education preparation.
  • A minimum of 18 credits in library and information science.
  • A minimum of a practicum, or the equivalent, in school library media services and instruction that addresses both the elementary and secondary levels. (A practicum is defined as sixty hours of supervised field experience).
  • An applicant who is certified by National Board for Professional Teaching standards shall be issued a license.

Reciprocity: Yes, through the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement,, but one must meet the state's requirements for licensure.

MLA Citation "Vermont." School Library Connection, September 2015,

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Entry ID: 1959148

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