Superintendent Spotlight: Jeff Bryant

Greenbrier County Schools Greenbrier County Schools Superintendent Jeff Bryant embraces the amazing support and selfless "WE vs ME" attitude of the community every day. “This attribute of the knowledge that success is only achieved through hard work combined with effective instructional strategies will result in success is what drive me to continue to ...

George Washington High School Wins Inaugural Academic Showdown

CHARLESTON, W.VA. – George Washington High School (GWHS) (Kanawha County) won the title of West Virginia Academic Showdown Grand Champion during the program’s finale today at the State Culture Center. GWHS was among the eight teams representing four regional winners in the inaugural year for the high school scholastic competition. Spring Mills High School (Berkeley ...

WV Schools for Deaf and Blind Move to Remote Learning after Fire on Campus

ROMNEY, W.Va. - Students attending the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (WVSDB) will move to remote learning next week (Feb. 28 – Mar. 4) as work is ongoing to restore services to the campus. A fire destroyed the historic Administration Building early Saturday morning. Although the building was unoccupied, it did ...

Episode 46: Interview with Melinda Mack

Using project work to integrate early literacy and early math in your classroom may sound like a daunting task, but allowing your students interests to be heard and exploring them more in depth can make learning fun AND engaging. If you have been debating using project work in your classroom, our special guest shares ...

Episode 8: Interview with Pooja Patel

Self-talk is a skill that we use to coach ourselves through any challenging task. How can educators embed this skill into the classroom in order to help students feel successful in all content areas and in life outside of the classroom? Today, Maggie Luma and I are talking with Pooja Patel, an expert in ...

WVDE Releases Back-To-School Guidance

August 4, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.Va.  - The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) and the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) released the back-to-school guidance for the 2021-22 school year during a press event earlier today. The information is designed to provide county school systems with strategies to facilitate the safe return to school and ...

Teacher of the Week: Jennifer Lauri

New Manchester Elementary School As a first-grade teacher at New Manchester Elementary School, Jennifer Lauri said being an educator is a career unlike any other. “Each day is unpredictable and filled with new challenges. I love that no day is like another. I love that young children are like sponges and soak up ...

Superintendent Spotlight: Todd Alexander

Wayne County Schools As the leader of the western-most school district in West Virginia, Superintendent Todd Alexander said his education philosophy has always been, “every moment counts.” “We have to take advantage of every minute in the classroom to engage and challenge students. As a district, our hedgehog concept is ‘instructional leadership.’ We ...

Teacher of the Week: Amy Yost

Warwood Elementary School Since 2013, Amy Yost has served as a first-grade teacher at Warwood Elementary School in Ohio County. When asked why she chose to become an educator, she said she was fortunate to grow up with many amazing role models who happened to be teachers. “As I got older, I would ...

Teacher of the Week: Sarah Klesel

Parkersburg South High School Wood County Schools Teacher Sara Klesel loves helping her students fall in love with mathematics. “I became an educator because of my personal struggles in math,” Mrs. Klesel said. “I am passionate about helping students persevere and find success in this subject.” A mathematics teacher at Parkersburg South High ...

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