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Davis-Stuart and Gene Spadaro Centers Certified As First Trauma-Informed Resilient Schools in West Virginia

March 26, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.VA. – The Davis-Stuart School and the Gene Spadaro Juvenile Center are the first schools in West Virginia to become Trauma-Informed Resilient (TIR) Schools. TIR certification assists education professionals in creating schools and classrooms that build resilience in children. By fostering connections and prioritizing social and emotion skill development, educators are

Governor’s Schools Accepting Applications From High School Students

GSE and GSI applications due by March 25 March 4, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.VA – The West Virginia Department of Education is accepting applications for the West Virginia Governor’s School of Entrepreneurship (GSE) for students in grades 9-11 and the Governor’s STEM Institute (GSI) for students in grades 7 and 8. Both programs will be

West Virginia Students Selected For United States Senate Youth Program

Students to participate in the first online program and to receive $10,000 scholarship March 1, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.VA. —The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) congratulates two students recently selected to represent the state as part of the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP). Ms. Olivia Brooke Hindman and Ms. Emma Lucia Romano will

West Virginia Department of Education Awards More Than $73,000 in Stem Grants

CHARLESTON, W.VA. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) has awarded STEM-minded Educator Grants to 86 West Virginia educators across the state. The purpose of the program is to fund student-centered STEM projects designed to engage them in interdisciplinary STEM learning. The STEM-minded Educator Grant Program will award up to $1,000 for materials

West Virginia Board of Education Cancels Special Meeting Scheduled for Jan. 26, 2021

Charleston, W.Va. - Upon the review of the most recent report from State Superintendent of Schools W. Clayton Burch, West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) President Miller Hall has canceled the WVBE meeting scheduled for Jan. 26, 2021. The State Superintendent’s report confirms all 55 school districts are open for in-person learning for families in

Cliff Sullivan: Propelling West Virginia Forward with Computer Science

Cliff Sullivan STEM/STEAM Teacher & Technology Integration Specialist, Fayetteville PK-8, Fayette County As the first state to develop and introduce computer science learning standards for grades K-12, Cliff Sullivan said more are realizing our potential here in West Virginia. “We are creating something that will help to propel West

Jennifer Reaves: Empowering Girls Who Code

Jennifer Reaves Technology Integration Specialist, Mylan Park Elementary, Morgantown, WV It took one hour of Angry Birds, and she was hooked. “I became interested in computer Science and coding when I was teaching second grade. I stumbled upon the Hour of Code and completed the one-hour Angry Birds

Statement on Logan County Extracurriculars

What: Official Statement from West Virginia Superintendent of Schools W. Clayton Burch Regarding: Logan County Schools Extracurricular Activities Date: September 24, 2020 Contact: Christy Day, WVDE Office Communications, 304-558-2699 DETAILS: After learning of the situation surrounding the status of extracurricular activities in Logan County, Governor Jim Justice has asked me to explore Logan County student athletes’

Burch Continues as State Superintendent of Schools

Charleston, W.Va, - The West Virginia Board of Education named W. Clayton Burch as the next State Superintendent of Schools during its June meeting. Burch, who currently serves in the capacity of State Superintendent, is a 13-year employee of the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE). Burch is the former Deputy Superintendent of the WVDE

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