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Due to unforeseen circumstances, all members of the Pima Community College (PCC) Governing Board will be attending the Board's March 8, 2023, Regular Meeting remotely. At the discretion of the Board Chair, PCC administrators and others making scheduled presentations to the Board may also be appearing remotely. Tonight's meeting will otherwise be conducted in a hybrid format as previously noticed, and members of the public may still attend in person at PCC's District Office, room C-105. During the "Public Comment-Call to the Audience" portion of tonight's meeting, public comments may still be made either remotely or in person. PCC staff will be on-site in room C-105 to assist members of the public attending in person who wish to address comments to the Board.

Professional Licensure by State - US Virgin Islands

For initial certification in the U.S. Virgin Islands, all candidates must:

  • Have a bachelor's degree from an accredited  and/or approved  institution
  • Submit a Professional Staff Certification application (add hyperlink if applicable)
  • Submit official transcripts from all accredited institutions
  • Demonstrate proof of U.S. citizenship, permanent residency or other approved work status
  • Complete a course in Virgin Islands history within the first year of employment *
  • Pass the Praxis® tests for their certification area **
    *Applies only to school-based professionals appointed to the Virgin Islands public school system AFTER the 1991-1992 school year
    **Applies only to secondary school and elementary content area teachers

Approval Status

Pima Community College has not made a determination if its Post Baccalaureate Teacher Education Program meets or does not meet the academic requirements for initial licensure.


US Virgin Islands Licensure Website

Contact Information

Virgin Islands Board of Education (St. Thomas)
P.O. Box 11900
Dronningens Gade Nos. 60B, 61 and 62
St. Thomas, V.I. 00801
Tel: (340) 774-4546 Fax: (340) 774-3384

Virgin Islands Board of Education (St. Croix) Sunny Isles Professional Building, Suite #5 & 6 St. Croix, V.I. 00820
Tel: (340) 772-4144 Fax: (340)772-2895




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