Student Programs


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

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Student Programs


The Office of Middle/Secondary Learning is pleased to sponsor both the Golden Horseshoe Program and the West Virginia State Social Studies Fair. In addition, we partner with several organizations to provide our students—and teachers—with exciting events and opportunities such as the United States Senate Youth Program (in collaboration with the Hearst Foundation), Youth and

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Social Studies


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

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WV State and Regional Fairs


West Virginia Science & Engineering Fair The 2020 West Virginia Science and Engineering Fair (WVSEF) will include grades 3 – 12 this school year. The event will be on Saturday, March 28, 2020, and will continue to be held at Fairmont State University. Visit the West Virginia Science and Engineering webpage for more details and

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Science in Arts Challenge


Science and art are everywhere, and the interdependence of the subjects is undeniable.  The Science in the Arts Challenge has been created to encourage high school students to consider, research, and present information about relationships between the two seemingly different subjects. This year’s Science in the Arts Challenge will be at Fairmont State University during the West Virginia Science

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Annual Competitions, Scholarships and Programs


The information is listed in a monthly order of the programs or when registrations or applications are due. Some programs occur annually, some do not; please check the specific links and contact the sources for more details. Some listings are for individuals, some are for teams, whole classes, or schools; see links for details.

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Co-Curricular Student Organizations(CTSO)


Career and Technical Student Organizations integrate into Career and Technical Education programs and courses. CTSOs extend teaching and learning through innovative programs, business and community partnerships and leadership experiences at the school, state and national levels. CTSOs are a powerful avenue for helping our nation address key challenges such as workforce development, student achievement,

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Student Opportunities


West Virginia CTE students have unique post-secondary opportunities to showcase their high-quality technical skills and academic achievements through the Governor’s Workforce Credential, National Technical Honors Society, and scholarships. The Governor's Workforce Credential signifies a student’s knowledge of business processes within a Simulated Workplace environment. The West Virginia Governor endorses only

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Regional Public Service Training Coordinators


Coordinator SESC 214 North Kanawha Street, Beckley WV 25801 Phone: 681-207-7050 ž• Fax 681-207-7037 •  Email:  •  Specialist: Shelia Radford  • Phone: 681-207-7038 •  Email : Counties Served:  McDowell  •  Mercer  •  Monroe  •  Raleigh  •  Summers  •  Wyoming  •  Braxton   •  Fayette  •  Greenbrier  •  Nicholas 

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Regional Adult Education Coordinators


Adult Ed Coordinator SESC 214 North Kanawha Street, Beckley WV 25801 Phone: 304-890-2938  •  Fax: 304-256-4511  •  Email:  •  Secretary: Nancy Beitz, ext. 1130  •  Email: Counties Served:   Fayette ž  •   Greenbrier ž  •   Nicholas ž  •   Mercer ž  •   Monroe ž  •   McDowell ž  • 

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