Fourth Class of Purple Star Award Recipients Announced

May 2, 2024|

Charleston, W.Va. — The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) and Common Ground Partnership announced its fourth class of West Virginia schools receiving the Purple Star Award.

Purple Star Award recipients are schools and districts …

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Arts Will Come Alive During 2024 Student Art Showcase

April 26, 2024|

Charleston, W.Va. — The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) will welcome 359 students to the West Virginia Culture Center on Friday, April 26, for the 2024 Arts Alive Showcase. The event, currently in …

National Board Certified Teachers Recognized at Ceremony

April 24, 2024|

Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) recognized 134 West Virginia educators as part of the annual National Board Certification (NBC) Recognition Celebration. The ceremony was held at the West Virginia Culture …

  • 2024 ProStart Award presentation group photo of Marion County Technical Center Culinary Team

West Virginia ProStart Teams Advance to National Competition

April 24, 2024|

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—Culinary and restaurant management teams from Marion County Technical Center and Monongalia County Technical Center will travel to Baltimore, Maryland to compete in the National ProStart Invitational on April 25, 2024. The teams …

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2024 Academic Showdown Finale

April 18, 2024|

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE), welcomes 14 high school teams to the  2024 Academic Showdown finale, Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at the West Virginia Culture Center. Each represents the first- and second-place winners …