The departments of education in Virginia and Maryland allow the public to see the status of teachers' licenses online.
Information about teacher licenses is not publicly available online in the District. You can contact D.C.’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education for information about a teacher.
For advice on talking to your children about sex abuse, the Department of Justice offers this tool.
Go to the Virginia Department of Education licensure page a scroll toward the bottom. Under Teacher Licensure Queries, click on "Listing of licenses and endorsements denied, revoked, suspended, cancelled or reinstated by the Board of Education since 2000."
Scroll down to the alphabetical list of teachers.