CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Two West Virginians are among the national list of educators honored with the 2020 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). President Donald J. Trump recently announced the recipients of this award as well as the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) which
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. – As the education community prepares for the 2020-2021 school year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) is offering a professional learning opportunity to assist county and school professional staff, including teachers, administrators, counselors, school psychologists, academic coaches, county administrators
July 13, 2020 Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) has selected five educators as finalists for the prestigious West Virginia Teacher of the Year Award. All finalists serve their counties as the 2020 County Teacher of the Year and include elementary, middle, high school and career technical education educators from across
July 8, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Members of the West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) unanimously voted Miller Hall to serve as President during its July meeting. Hall was appointed to the Board in 2017 by Governor Jim Justice, and has served as Vice President since 2018. Miller Hall was born and raised in
July 8, 2020 Charleston, W.Va. - The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) released preliminary school re-entry guidance for the 2020-21 school year during the July meeting of the West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE). The information, housed on the WVDE’s website and in the West Virginia School Re-entry Toolkit, represents the work of the state’s
June 18, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) will give greater focus to its continuum of educator supports as part of its new Office of Educator Development and Support (OEDS), Superintendent of Schools W. Clayton Burch announced today. The office will work closely with the West Virginia Higher Education
June 16, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Superintendent of Schools W. Clayton Burch announced today the creation of a new office dedicated to the well-being of the state’s school children. The West Virginia Department of Education Office of Student Support and Well-being (OSSW) brings several initiatives and programs under one umbrella to coordinate
June 15, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Budding middle school Geographic Information Systems (GIS) experts are the Mountain State’s winners of Esri's fourth annual ArcGIS Online Competition for U.S. High School and Middle School Students. Eight seventh graders, who created story maps describing locations that ranged from West Virginia fairs and festivals to the historical
June 4, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.VA. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) interviewed three finalists for the State Superintendent of Schools today during a special meeting. The interviews began at 9:00 a.m., and all finalists were from West Virginia. Clayton Burch is currently serving as the West Virginia Superintendent of Schools and was
May 27, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia students Kayli Madison Mann of Pikeview High School, and William Ryan Tobin of Fairmont Senior High School, were selected as the state’s 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars from among a pool of extremely qualified candidates. Though this honor typically includes a trip to Washington D.C., this year the