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Teacher of the Week: Dr. April Workman

2021-05-18T20:19:16-04:00

Glenwood School It took one experience with a deaf cheerleading squad for Dr. April Workman to know what she was meant to do. “I come from a family of educators. My mother and my aunts are all teachers, so I believe they were influential in my career path. However, the decision of what

Teacher of the Week: Dr. April Workman2021-05-18T20:19:16-04:00

Three West Virginia Students Named 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars

2021-06-08T13:01:02-04:00

May 14, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Three West Virginia students are among the 57th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona announced this week. The national program recognizes 161 high school seniors from across the country for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education

Three West Virginia Students Named 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars2021-06-08T13:01:02-04:00

Early Learning Longitudinal Study Results Shared at West Virginia Board of Education Meeting

2021-05-12T16:39:37-04:00

May 12, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – As part of the West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) May meeting, the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) Office of Early and Elementary Learning presented findings of a five-year longitudinal study focused on the quality of early learning in West Virginia.  In partnership with the National Institute for Early

Early Learning Longitudinal Study Results Shared at West Virginia Board of Education Meeting2021-05-12T16:39:37-04:00

Teacher of the Week: Bryan Youngblood

2021-05-11T12:16:48-04:00

Parkersburg South High School While working in a corporate setting, Bryan Youngblood knew something was missing. Now as a physical education teacher and coach at Parkersburg South High School, he said he has found what he was meant to do. “I’ve always had a passion to teach. Many of my teachers and coaches

Teacher of the Week: Bryan Youngblood2021-05-11T12:16:48-04:00

National Board Certified Teachers Honored in Virtual Recognition Celebration

2021-04-20T15:49:33-04:00

April 20, 2021Charleston, W. Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) will recognize 96 educators this evening as part of this year’s National Board Certification (NBC) Recognition Celebration. Due to COVID-19, the virtual celebration will premiere on the WVDE Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube social media channels at 7:00 p.m. The honorees represent the

National Board Certified Teachers Honored in Virtual Recognition Celebration2021-04-20T15:49:33-04:00

West Virginia’s Early Learning Programs Rank Among Top in the Nation

2021-04-20T13:40:36-04:00

April 20, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s Universal Pre-K Program once again ranks among the top in the nation, according to the 2020 Yearbook released today by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER). NIEER recognizes West Virginia as a leader in pre-k access for 4-year-olds and quality standards. The State of Preschool

West Virginia’s Early Learning Programs Rank Among Top in the Nation2021-04-20T13:40:36-04:00

Teacher of the Week: Sarah Bailey

2021-04-20T13:28:50-04:00

Buffalo Middle School From geological formations to interesting bugs to the wonderful idea of atomic structures building all matter, Buffalo Middle School Teacher Sarah Bailey loves science. As an eighth-grade science teacher in Wayne County, Mrs. Bailey said she didn’t always feel that way. “As a young student, I often felt lost, overwhelmed

Teacher of the Week: Sarah Bailey2021-04-20T13:28:50-04:00

West Virginia Students to Compete in 2021 International Science and Engineering Fair

2021-04-16T16:36:22-04:00

April 16, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – High school students Alice Guo and Alexandria Harper will represent West Virginia during the 2021 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in a virtual setting May 16-21. Both competed in the state Science and Engineering Fair and were successful

West Virginia Students to Compete in 2021 International Science and Engineering Fair2021-04-16T16:36:22-04:00

WVDE’s Response to Recent Settlement

2021-04-15T16:24:50-04:00

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) has followed the recommendation of the Board of Risk and Insurance Management in the settlement of the lawsuit filed by lobbyist Jason Webb. It is our understanding that the recommendation to settle was made for reasons of economic efficiency and is not an admission of liability. As

WVDE’s Response to Recent Settlement2021-04-15T16:24:50-04:00

West Virginia Department of Education Updates Status on Special Circumstance Review Counties

2021-04-14T15:45:03-04:00

April 14, 2021 CHARLESTON, WVA - The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) provided an update on Special Circumstance Reviews of Summers and Lincoln counties during the April meeting of the State Board of Education (WVBE) today in Charleston. Special Circumstance Reviews were conducted at the direction of State Superintendent of Schools W. Clayton

West Virginia Department of Education Updates Status on Special Circumstance Review Counties2021-04-14T15:45:03-04:00
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