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Most WV Counties Move to More Sustainable Feeding Plans

2020-03-27T17:21:02-04:00

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.

Most WV Counties Move to More Sustainable Feeding Plans2020-03-27T17:21:02-04:00

School Closure Extended

2020-03-25T17:05:10-04:00

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

School Closure Extended2020-03-25T17:05:10-04:00

Child Nutrition and Support Remains Top Priority

2020-03-23T10:20:54-04:00

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.

Child Nutrition and Support Remains Top Priority2020-03-23T10:20:54-04:00

WV Department of Education and Counties Open 500 Sites to Feed Children

2020-03-15T23:20:34-04:00

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

WV Department of Education and Counties Open 500 Sites to Feed Children2020-03-15T23:20:34-04:00

WV Department of Education Announces Adult Education Funding Opportunities

2020-02-19T14:53:58-05:00

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

WV Department of Education Announces Adult Education Funding Opportunities2020-02-19T14:53:58-05:00

WV Department of Education Announces RFPs for Learning Center Grants

2020-02-19T12:44:34-05:00

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

WV Department of Education Announces RFPs for Learning Center Grants2020-02-19T12:44:34-05:00

Interview with Molly Sigmon

2020-02-16T23:28:19-05:00

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

Interview with Molly Sigmon2020-02-16T23:28:19-05:00

Hero of Education Story – Lionel Hope Jr.

2020-02-10T18:41:51-05:00

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

Hero of Education Story – Lionel Hope Jr.2020-02-10T18:41:51-05:00

Myth Busting Chronic Absence

2020-02-06T12:18:49-05:00

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

Myth Busting Chronic Absence2020-02-06T12:18:49-05:00

High-Quality Instruction

2020-01-22T16:16:22-05:00

High-Quality Instruction episodes focus on providing teachers with research-based professional learning and resources on high-quality, standards-aligned instructional materials, best teaching practices, and learning environments that will lead to student success.

High-Quality Instruction2020-01-22T16:16:22-05:00