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New Requirements for Licensure and Renewal from the 2013 General Assembly
For more information, see Superintendent's Memo #156-13 and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).
Effective on July 1, 2013, every person seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license must provide evidence of completion of certification or training in
Emergency first aid
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
The use of automated external defibrillators (AED)
Certification or Training Program Requirements
The certification or training program must be based on the current national evidence-based emergency cardiovascular care guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator, such as a program developed by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.
Evidence of Completion Requirements
School divisions submitting initial requests for licenses and/or licensure renewals on behalf of employees will be required to verify that these individuals have provided evidence of completion of certification or training. Documentation must be kept on file in the school division.
Individuals submitting an initial application for a license or a renewal request must submit official written documentation providing evidence that all three topics (emergency first aid, CPR, AED) were included in the certification or training.