March 27, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE), at the request of Governor Jim Justice, continues to work with counties to shift to more efficient models to feed children during the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. As the state moves from immediate nutritional triage to long-term distribution plans, Superintendent W.
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March 25, 2020 Charleston, W.Va. – Due to the continued spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in West Virginia, Governor Jim Justice announced today that all public and private schools will remain closed with plans to reopen on Monday, April 20, 2020. During this closure period, pre-k-12 public and private school facilities will not
March 23, 2020 Charleston, W.Va. - As of today, the majority of West Virginia counties and school staff are continuing to provide meals for children according to the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE). As we enter week two of the novel coronavirus outbreak, schools remain closed, but the need to feed children remains.
WHEN: Monday, March 16, 2020 WHERE: Variety of County Sites Statewide WHAT: Quick Response Ensures Children Will Receive Meals CONTACT: Christy Day, West Virginia Department of Education Office of Communications, (304) 558-2699 or Christy.Day@k12.wv.us The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) Office of Child Nutrition has worked with all 55 counties to open sites to feed children
February 19, 2020 Charleston, W.Va - The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) Office of Adult Education announces funding for Adult Education programs and Integrated English Language and Civics Education programs in accordance with the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Title II, Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) for fiscal year 2021
February 19, 2020 Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) announces the 2020-2021 Nita M. Lowery 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) request for proposals (RFP). Youth-serving organizations are invited to apply for the funds which are used to design and implement centers in the state. The 21st CCLC program provides students
Show Notes In this episode, Brandie Turner and I interview Molly Sigmon, a Communities in School Coordinator from Wyoming County, West Virginia. Molly’s passion to combat chronic absenteeism is evident in the very inspiring, yet simple strategies that she uses at Berlin McKinney Elementary. What to Listen for: What is chronic absence? How does
Highlawn Elementary School, Cabell County When I was a kid in third grade, my parents divorced, and I went to live with my grandfather and my aunt. I never knew what it was like to wake up on Christmas morning and open presents with my parents. Like a lot of kids these
Show Notes Today, I am talking with State Early Literacy Specialist, Brandie Turner about chronic absence and debunking common educator misconceptions regarding students who are chronically absent. What to Listen for: What is chronic absence? How does chronic absenteeism effect a student’s education? What support/tools does the West Virginia Department of Education have available
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