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West Virginia Department of Education Releases Oct. 3, 2020, Education Map Update

Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) has posted the October 3, 2020, School Alert System: Saturday Education Map. This map, developed with information from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) and vetted by the COVID-19 Data Review Panel, determines which counties will hold in-person and blended ...

Upshur County Educator Named 2021 West Virginia Teacher of the Year

September 29, 2020 Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) and the West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) announced Upshur County’s Erin Anderson as this year’s West Virginia Teacher of the Year during a virtual program Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. West Virginia Superintendent of Schools W. Clayton Burch, and WVBE President Miller ...

West Virginia Department of Education Releases Sept. 26, 2020, Education Map Update

The School Alert System: Saturday Education map was updated at 9:30 p.m., Saturday, September 26, 2020. Upon further review by the Data Review Panel, it was determined that Marshall County should be changed from gold to yellow to better reflect the number of cases. Charleston, W.Va. –The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) has ...

School COVID-19 Outbreak Data Posted on West Virginia Department of Education Website

September 2020 Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) will post data on COVID-19 outbreaks in public schools on its website at https://wvde.us/schooloutbreaks. The data, provided by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) through the local county health departments, offers a snapshot of information to keep the school ...

Superintendent Burch Congratulates West Virginia’s 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools

September 24, 2020 Charleston, W.Va. - The U.S. Department of Education (USDE) today recognized three West Virginia schools as 2020 National Blue Ribbon Schools. Kenna Elementary in Kanawha County; Panther Creek Elementary in Nicholas County; and Williamstown Elementary in Wood County all received the distinction as exemplary high performing schools. They join the ranks ...

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’ ...

WV Department of Education Weekly Update: Schools in 51 Counties May Practice and Compete

Saturday Update Map School Re-entry Website COVID Info WHAT:           Weekly Update of West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) School Re-entry Metrics and Protocols Map WHERE:        WVDE Re-entry Website, wvde.us/reentrymetrics WHEN:           Saturday Update: August 29, 2020 DETAILS: As part of the School Alert System, the West Virginia Department of Education has ...

WVDE Prepares Educators for 2020-21 School Year with Professional Learning Forum

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – As the education community prepares for the 2020-2021 school year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) is offering a professional learning opportunity to assist county and school professional staff, including teachers, administrators, counselors, school psychologists, academic coaches, county administrators ...

West Virginia Department of Education Releases School Re-entry Guidance

July 8, 2020 Charleston, W.Va. - The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) released preliminary school re-entry guidance for the 2020-21 school year during the July meeting of the West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE). The information, housed on the WVDE’s website and in the West Virginia School Re-entry Toolkit, represents the work of the state’s ...

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