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Distance Education

2019-03-08T14:49:05+00:00

West Virginia's adult distance education program provides a flexible learning opportunity for West Virginia adults who need to prepare for the high school equivalency test, or who wish to brush up on their basic academic skills in preparation for an upcoming test for entrance into college and/or into the workforce. And it's free! You

Distance Education2019-03-08T14:49:05+00:00

PAEMST – Science

2019-10-21T14:30:36+00:00

West Virginia Educators Recognized for Excellence in Teaching On October 15, 2019, STEM teachers were announced as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The awards are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science

PAEMST – Science2019-10-21T14:30:36+00:00

Arts Alive

2019-03-06T15:54:54+00:00

Mission Statement Arts Alive is the West Virginia Department of Education's annual event to showcase outstanding arts education programs and student achievements in public schools. The work included in Arts Alive is selected from state arts conferences, festivals and exhibits throughout West Virginia; a competitive submission process; and/or by invitation. Arts Alive is in its eleventh

Arts Alive2019-03-06T15:54:54+00:00

Visual Art

2019-03-12T11:33:28+00:00

WEST VIRGINIA COLLEGE- AND CAREER-READINESS STANDARDS FOR THE ARTS - Visual Art Education The study of visual art provides students with the skills to appreciate and create and visual art.  In visual art, students explore the world of art through subject matter that centers on the student’s own environment, allowing them to express feelings

Visual Art2019-03-12T11:33:28+00:00

Theatre

2019-03-12T11:32:33+00:00

WEST VIRGINIA COLLEGE- AND CAREER-READINESS STANDARDS FOR THE ARTS - Theatre Education The study of theatre provides students with the skills to perform, create, and appreciate theatre. In theatre, students study, adapt, and create stories for performance; identify contemporary styles of theatre/drama and depict characters in them; identify elements of technical theatre; and demonstrate

Theatre2019-03-12T11:32:33+00:00

Music

2019-03-12T11:31:54+00:00

WEST VIRGINIA COLLEGE- AND CAREER-READINESS STANDARDS FOR THE ARTS - Music Education Music education provides students with opportunities to explore the world of music through singing, playing instruments, moving, and listening and to develop skills to perform, create, and appreciate music. Civic literacy is developed in music education through the study of patriotic and folk

Music2019-03-12T11:31:54+00:00

Dance

2019-03-12T11:31:30+00:00

WEST VIRGINIA COLLEGE- AND CAREER-READINESS STANDARDS FOR THE ARTS - Dance Education The study of dance provides students with the skills to perform, create, and appreciate dance. Students will experience a variety of dance concepts, ideas, and techniques. Advancing personal knowledge of a variety of dance concepts, ideas, and techniques, students develop as

Dance2019-03-12T11:31:30+00:00

Student Programs

2019-09-30T10:27:03+00:00

All students attending a WV high school or college are invited to compete in the annual Pearl S. Buck writing contest. Awards of $1,000 each will be given to an undergraduate and graduate student winner, and a high school winner will receive $250 and a scholarship to the WVU English Department's Summer Scholars program

Student Programs2019-09-30T10:27:03+00:00

Social Studies

2019-09-09T15:43:45+00:00

Student Programs Resources The National Council for the Social Studies defines social studies as "the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence.” The National Council also states that the primary purpose of social studies education is to help our children and

Social Studies2019-09-09T15:43:45+00:00