February 8-9, 2018 | Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center | Registration
The Virginia Department of Education, in collaboration with the Virginia Children’s Engineering Council and the Virginia Technology and Engineering Education Association, is co-sponsoring the 22nd annual Children’s Engineering Convention for K-5 teachers and administrators.
The Children’s Engineering Convention has three major components: Continue reading
The National Education Association (NEA) Foundation offers two grant opportunities for educators: Student Achievement Grants and Learning & Leadership Grants. Three grant deadlines are established annually: February 1, June 1, and October 15. Two levels of funding are available: $2,000 and $5,000. Grants fund activities for 12 months from the date of the award. Continue reading
Tuesday, September 19 | 3 p.m. | Register Now
Based on the upcoming ASCD book Teaching to Strengths: Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence, and Chronic Stress, this engaging (and free!) webinar will address the urgent call for using a strengths-based approach with students and families living with trauma, violence, and chronic stress. Continue reading
If you have three years of successful teaching in one or more early childhood, elementary, middle, or secondary schools, consider joining Wendy Eckerle on Monday, September 18, at the ARC for an informational meeting about the National Board Certification process and benefits provided by Albemarle County Public Schools. The meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. and end no later than 5:45 p.m. More info and additional meeting dates »
Questions? Please contact Wendy Eckerle at email@example.com.
The ESOL Office is offering its annual Interpretation/Translation Training to all teachers, teaching assistants, office associates, and any other school personnel who interpret in another language as part of their job duties. Past participants have reported that the brief training enhanced their skills in communicating with families. There are three options for this training: Continue reading
Are you interested in working as a school librarian? Would you like to earn a Master’s Degree in Education with School Library Endorsement?
Learn more about Old Dominion University’s School Library Program: Tune in to an informational webinar on Sunday, September 24, at 4 p.m.! Connect to the webinar »
The Virginia School-University Partnership/Virginia School Consortium for Learning (VSUP/VaSCL) presents Tools for Teaching and Learning: Teacher Clarity on Monday, October 2, at the Holiday Inn on Emmet Street. Presenter John Almarode will guide K-12 educators through an in-depth look at how to make learning visible to each and every student in the classroom, which research suggests doubles the rate of learning. Registration is now open!
Want to apply for Professional Development Reimbursement Program (PDRP) funding? Use this form »
Questions? Please contact Alison Dwier-Selden, Lead Coach.
Attention 4th-Grade Educators: Every Kid in a Park was created so fourth graders and their families could discover U.S. wildlife, resources, and history for free. As a fourth-grade educator, you can download an activity and print paper passes for each of your fourth-grade students. That pass gives them free access to all national parks, lands, and waters through August 31, 2018. Get started »
“A decade ago, I watched college students break out for small group work on hallway benches, on the floor in the corner, and standing at tables. I noticed that kindergartners could learn while standing, kneeling, huddling under a table, and even sitting in a wooden cubby.” Keep reading in Edutopia »
What Superintendent Moran has to say: Continue reading