March 21, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – More than 750 West Virginia Career Technical Education students will participate in the 2019 state SkillsUSA competition in locations throughout north central West Virginia. The event brings together the best CTE students in the state allowing each of them to showcase their skills in 52 sectors including automotive
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March 19, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) today announced additional opportunities for input on education reform. The WVDE announced an eighth education forum in Wood County at Blennerhassett Middle School on March 25 at 6 p.m. “We evaluated our registrations and determined the Mid-Ohio Valley area was under
March 19, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven Paine is seeking applications from those having an interest in filling an unexpired term on the Logan County Board of Education. The vacancy resulted from Governor Jim Justice’s appointment of former Logan County Board of Education President Paul Hardesty to the
March 13, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) launched the West Virginia Educator Voice online survey today to solicit input from teachers, counselors, principals and assistant principals on teaching and learning conditions in their schools. Educators can complete the survey and share their opinions until March 29, 2019. Educators
March 13, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.VA. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) announced today that eight counties have been removed from the Financial Watch List. This list is maintained by WVDE’s Office of School Finance, which keeps an accounting of local county boards’ general fund balances. Counties removed from the list include Boone,
March 12, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) today announced the following dates and locations for statewide education forums: March 18 – Cabell Midland High School, 2300 U.S. Route 60 East, Ona, WV March 19 – Mount View High School, 950 Mount View Road, Welch, WV March 20 –
The West Virginia Department of Education has published the annual funding application for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part-B here for public review and comment. The application, which will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, addresses requirements of the act and the state’s use of the federal funding. Public comments on the application
March 1, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) and the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) recognized 83 educators as part of the 2018 National Board Certification Recognition Celebration this week. The honorees represent 51 new National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) and 32 educators who successfully renewed their certification.
February 28, 2019 BECKLEY, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice held a ceremonial bill signing today for Senate Bill 267 at Cranberry-Prosperity Elementary School in Beckley, WV. The new law makes West Virginia the first state in the nation to give all students access to computer science education before graduating high school. “I’ve said
February 21, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) announced that for the fifth year in a row, West Virginia is the top performing state in the nation for school breakfast participation. According the Center’s School Breakfast Scorecard, the state is ranked number one in participation of low-income students in