Insider Express – Vol. 1, Issue 8

Volume 1, Issue 8

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Board Meeting Highlights

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Highlights from the most recent school board meeting on January 11, 2024, were featured in Issue 7 of Insider Express. The next regular school board meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 25, at the County Office Building on McIntire Road.

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Board Meeting Resources

Recent News

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In case you missed it, check out this recent press release:

January 18, 2024 | School Division Announces New Public Affairs and Strategic Communications Officer

TeacherDirect Newsletter

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TeacherDirect is a weekly newsletter designed to provide a direct line of communication between the Virginia Department of Education and classroom teachers and educators. Subscribe to TeacherDirect to receive weekly updates from VDOE via email!

Some highlights from the January 17 issue include:

  • National School Counseling Week is February 5-9
  • Virginia Kindness Week is February 11-17
  • VAPSBAN Win, Win, Win: Leveraging Group Contingencies in the Classroom
  • 2024 Chesapeake Bay Climate Institute
  • Virginia Literary Awards Adds a New Children’s Literature Award
  • 2024 VGA/ESRI StoryMap Competition
  • VaSCL Behavior Management and Intervention Workshops
  • And more!

Virginia Education Update Newsletter

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Virginia Education Update is a weekly newsletter from Dr. Coons, Superintendent of Public Instruction, that serves to communicate official information from the Virginia Department of Education to school divisions.

The January 11 edition contains items that may be of interest to teachers and other school division employees, such as:

  • Public Comment on Lab School Application from James Madison University – Due January 25
  • Technical Assistance Webinar: Division Needs Assessment and Support Plan
  • VVAAS: New PD Opportunities
  • National School Breakfast Week Events and Award