• January 2019
    • State Board Adopts New VAPA Standards
      • Framework still in progress through 2019
    • A call for volunteer expert panels to form consisting of Theatre education professionals to develop the Subject Matter Requirements (SMRs) based on the new standards and the Teacher Performance Expectations (TPEs)
  • January 2020
    • Adopt SMRs for  Theatre
    • Adopt TPEs for Theatre
    • Begin work to develop the CSETs
    • As SMRs and TPEs are developed undergraduate Theatre departments can work on their "waiver" programs: those CTC approved programs that will waive the need to take a CSET; CTC is streamlining the waiver process
  • Summer 2021
    • Exams finished, tested, and ready for official use
  • Fall 2021
    • First cohorts of candidates enter Theatre credentialing programs throughout the state
  • May 2022
    • First cohort of Theatre credential candidates complete credentialing