West Virginia Department Of Education Welcomed The 2022 Knights Of The Golden Horseshoe

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) recognized 221 eighth-grade students from middle schools across the state as 2022 Knights of the Golden Horseshoe today at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston. Three ceremonies were held to honor students for achieving this milestone. The WVDE inducted the students as part ...

Two West Virginia Students Named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars

CHARLESTON, W.VA. – Two West Virginia seniors are among the 58th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars recently announced by U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona. U.S. Presidential Scholars are selected for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields. The 2022 West Virginia U.S. Presidential Scholars are: Luke Watson, University ...

Governor’s School of West Virginia Returns to In-Person Sessions

CHARLESTON, W.VA. - The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE), in partnership with Governor Jim Justice, is pleased to announce the return of the Governor’s Schools of West Virginia to full in-person sessions for summer 2022. The four academies were postponed in 2020 and held virtually in 2021 due to the pandemic. This year, ...

West Virginia Board of Education to Meet in Kanawha County – June 8, 2022

CHARLESTON, W.Va.   –  The West Virginia Board of Education will meet to conduct routine business at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, in Capitol Building 6, Suite 600, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia. The meeting agenda may be accessed at http://wvde.state.wv.us/minutes/current/AGENDA1.htm. A live audio stream of the meeting will be available at http://wvde.state.wv.us/boe/live.html.

2022 Yanni Scholarships Awarded to CTE Students

CHARLESTON, W.VA. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Albert Yanni Scholarships. Thirty career technical education (CTE) students in West Virginia were awarded this coveted $2,000 scholarship for the upcoming school year. The Albert Yanni Scholarship provides CTE students an opportunity to pursue advanced ...

West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Jumps From 14,000 Feet To Promote Enlistment

Clayton Burch, Superintendent of Schools skydiving in Support of military enlistment CHARLESTON, W. VA. – State Superintendent of Schools W. Clayton Burch plunged at 120 miles per hour for a great cause recently. He participated in the U.S. Army Reserve Educator Tour at the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia. The three-day ...

WV Department of Education To Honor Golden Horseshoe Winners

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) will recognize 221 eighth-grade students from middle schools across the state as 2022 Knights of the Golden Horseshoe on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston. The event will be livestreamed on West Virginia Public Broadcasting stations. The WVDE will ...

Next Class of Purple Star Award Recipients Announced

Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) and Common Ground Partnership announced its second class of West Virginia schools receiving the Purple Star Award. Purple Star Award recipients are schools and districts that have committed to providing dedicated support and services to students of military families. The Purple Star Award recognizes ...

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