#NSCW21 Spotlight: Susan Jones

Ripley Middle School With Ripley Middle School Counselor Susan Jones, it begins with trust. “I believe the very basis of everything we do must start on the firm foundation of a relationship.  It’s been said kids don’t care what we know ‘til they know that we care. For our middle schoolers this begins ...

#NSCW21 Spotlight: Richard Tench

St. Albans High School When choosing between a career in mental health counseling and school counseling, Richard Tench said it was a no-brainer for him. “When entering graduate school, I had every intention to focus on clinical/mental health counseling, until entering into dialogue with my school counseling counterparts. School counseling provides the opportunity ...

#NSCW21 Spotlight: Dodi Slaughter

Lewis County High School As a school counselor, Dodi Slaughter said she and her fellow counselors do all they can to make sure the voices of students are heard. “Students today struggle every day with the changes in their lives.  More grandparents are raising students, which leaves students without parents or with parents ...

#NSCW21 Spotlight: Leah Kersey

Edgewood Elementary School For Leah Kersey, it took a trip to Germany and a desire to help to know she wanted to pursue a career as a school counselor. “I studied abroad for a year in Germany during high school, and it inspired me to pursue a degree in secondary education for world languages. ...

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 ...

100 Days of Learning and Creativity

Wyoming County Schools @schoolswyoming second grade students at Herndon Consolidated Elementary/Middle School raced to write numbers to 100 for the 100th day of school.

McDowell Student Scientists Shine

McDowell County Schools @SchoolsMcDowell NASA STEM Student Scientists from Iaeger Elementary’s after-school program recently showcased projects they created and designed.

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