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Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

VMFA Teacher WorkshopsThe Virginia Museum of Fine Arts offers a variety of teacher workshops. All workshops are aligned with SOL and model strategies for incorporating works of art into K-12 curricula. Participants receive resource packets with background information, lesson concepts, … Continue reading

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Mathematics Education Leadership Training

Registration Open in January for the 2020 Summer MELT program.  We will soon be finalizing room rate agreements with local hotels.  The new rates for 2020 will be posted in February.  However, all other information is now available.  You are encouraged … Continue reading

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2020 National Family Engagement Summit-April 16-17

Join hundreds of educators from around the nation in Norfolk to gain strategies to promote equitable family engagement. Participants will learn techniques to build the capacity for strategic family and school partnerships. Register today!

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History and Literacy

TeachingHistory.org offers guidance for teachers incorporating literacy strategies into their history classrooms. This resource provides best practices surrounding adapting primary source documents for classroom use and provides examples for the elementary, middle, and high school classrooms.

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Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Speaker proposals are now being accepted for the 2020 VCTM Conference:  Focusing on Mathematics for the Future to be held March 13-14 at Virginia Commonwealth University. Additional speaker proposal information is available.  Registration is now open!

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North TIER Online Professional Development North TIER

North TIER runs online professional development courses created for Virginia educators by Virginia educators. Registration for the winter session runs now through December 6 and courses begin December 9. Courses cost $55/member and $100/non-member for 30 recertification hours. Optional graduate credit is … Continue reading

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OPEN’s Yoga and Mindfulness Module

Check out this module designed to help students experience the benefits of mindful practice and incorporate stress-reduction techniques into their everyday lives.

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National History Day in Virginia

National History Day is a project based learning program for students grades 4-12. Students may choose a topic related to this year’s theme, Breaking Barriers in History, and conduct primary source research on their topic. Contact Sam Florer, Virginia History Day Coordinator, for … Continue reading

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2020 Children’s Engineering Convention – EARLY BIRD Registration

Greetings PreK-5 Educators: Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! On September, 6 2019, Superintendent’s Memo #221-19  announced the 2020 Virginia Children’s Engineering Convention. The convention will be held at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Roanoke, Virginia, February 6-7, 2020. In … Continue reading

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Announcing Comprehensive Literacy Webinar Series

Webinar PURPOSE / INFO Date Best Practices in K-2 Reading Instruction     Participants will review researched best practices in early literacy and learn how to spiral learning structures to promote beginning reading skills.    Tuesday, January 14 at 9 … Continue reading

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Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics Accepting Proposals

Virginia Council of Teachers of MathematicsSpeaker proposals are now being accepted for the 2020 VCTM Conference:  Focusing on Mathematics for the Future to be held March 13-14 at Virginia Commonwealth University. Additional speaker proposal information is available.  Registration is now open!

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