West Virginia Department of Education
State level official education web site.

  • LATEST NEWS 09-12 09-12 09-11 09-08 09-08 09-07 COVER STORY | West Virginia Department of Education 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, WV 25305 () () Topics: For suggestions, questions, problems contact the Please read our Other WVDE Sites

    Virginia's Standards of Learning (SOLs)
    State standards for public education. Some homeschoolers like to use these as a
    guideline. Those who file under Option (iv) need to refer to the SOLs for math ...

  • Standards of Learning Currently in Effect for Virginia Public Schools The Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools describe the commonwealth's expectations for student learning and achievement in grades K-12 in English, mathematics, science, history/social science, technology, the fine arts, foreign language, health and physical education, and driver education

  • Sc.-- (Curriculum Framework) --Computer/Tech-- --Fine Arts-- Grades 6 thru 12 --Dance-- Grades 6 thru 12 Grades K thru 12 --Music-- Grades K thru 12 Grades 6 thru 12 --Theatre-- Grades 6 thru 12 Grades K thru 12 --Visual-- Grades K thru 12 All Categories --Foreign Language-- All Categories --Modern-- --French-- --German-- --Spanish-- --Latin-- --Health-- --Physical Education-- Secondary --Driver Education-- Secondary (High School Graduation Requirements) Timetable for Revisions to Standards of Learning Ongoing Evaluation and Revision Schedule From the beginning of Virginia’s school reform initiative, the Board of Education has recognized the need for an ongoing process of evaluation and revision

  • SOL Areas Approved by June 1995 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 History and Social Science * * * Mathematics * * * Science * * * English * * * Computer/Technology by the end of Grades 5, 8, and 12 * Grade 5 and 8 * Grade 12 * Grade 5, 8, and 12 Fine Arts * * Foreign Language * * Health, Physical Education, and Driver Education * * Archives 2000 Archived Standards of Learning are listed below by subject area with pulldowns by grade level for each subject

    West Virginia Office of Technology
    Contains information about technology in West Virginia classrooms and the Department
    of Education.

  • Statewide Initiatives Federal Initiatives/ Partnerships Resources General in Charleston (July 10-14, 2006) to become technology integration specialists as part of the West Virginia Department of Education's effort to incorporate 21st century skills into the classroom

  • This information evolves from the West Virginia K-12 strategic technology planning process for improved student achievement; the reported data enables West Virginia Department of Education, counties and schools to meet reporting requirements mandated by the federal programs, E-rate and No Child Left Behind, Title II, Part D

  • Latest news and events: (7/13/2006) (5-4-2006) West Virginia has the best educational technology system in the nation

  • Education Week Magazine released Technology Counts 2006: The Information Edge, Using Data to Accelerate Achievement ranking West Virginia as the top state for computer access, data use, and technology capacity in schools across the state

  • School teachers and their students across West Virginia have access to educational curriculum (SAS inSchool Curriculum Pathways) through the 2006-07 school year, thanks to a grant made by the Wellman Family Foundation

    State of West Virginia
    Official site. Includes information for visitors, businesses and residents.

  • Welcome to West Virginia’s Portal! We’re committed to providing the information and services you need for working, visiting and learning in the Mountain State! Localize your search for information on jobs, education, government, vacations, and recreation


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    College Opportunities On-line (COOL)
    A US government site that allows future students to evaluate and compare
    institutions’ prices, financial aid, enrollment fees and academic disciplines.

    Virginia State Web Sites
    Complete list of Virginia departments and agencies with web sites.

    Research Sponsors
    A directory maintained at the UVA Computer Science department: mainly US sources.

    Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
    Virginia Department of the Visually Handicapped Richmond, Virginia.

  • Topics of Interest Mission Statement The mission of the Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired is to empower blind, visually impaired, and deafblind individuals to achieve their maximum level of employment, education, and personal independence

  • Commissioner's Message The Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired (DBVI) is committed to providing quality services to assist Virginia's citizens who are blind, deafblind or vision impaired in achieving their maximum level of employment, education, and personal independence

  • Optical aids benefit many people with 'low vision' in employment, educational pursuits, and independent living and leisure activities

  • The department's Library and Resource Center provides Braille, large print and recorded materials to increase consumers' knowledge and educational achievement as well as providing for leisure reading

  • The department also collaborates with schools to assist in the education of blind, deafblind or visually impaired students

  • We value the importance of technology in employment, education, and independent living

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    Commonwealth of Knowledge - Lesson Plans
    Plans by and for teachers in Virginia.

    West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services
    Comprehensive rehabilitation center and services, finding employment for people
    with disabilities in West Virginia and information on rehabilitation and ...

    NICHCY West Virginia State Sheet
    Contact information for disability resources.

  • Assistant for Planning and Development Governor's Cabinet on Children and Families 210 Brooks Street, Lee Building, Suite 300 Charleston, WV 25301 (304) 558-0600 Web: Official State Web Site Web: State Department of Education: Special Education Dr

  • Box 50890 Charleston, WV 25305-0890 (304) 766-4601 E-mail: Web: Coordinator for Transition Services Karen Ruddle, Coordinator Office of Special Education West Virginia Department of Education 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East Building 6, Room 243 Charleston,  WV 25305-0330 (304) 558-3075 E-mail: Web: Office of State Coordinator of Vocational Education for Students with Disabilities Dr

  • Stanley Hopkins, Assistant State Superintendent of Schools Division of Technical and Adult Education Services West Virginia Department of Education 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East Building 6, Room B-221 Charleston, WV 25305-0330 (304) 558-2349 E-mail: Web: State Mental Health Agency John E

  • Box 1004 Institute, WV 25112 (304) 766-4600 Web: State Mediation System Ghaski Lee Browning, Coordinator West Virginia Department of Education Office of Special Education 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East Building 6, Room 304 Charleston, WV 25305-0330 (304) 558-2696 E-mail: Web: Special Format Library Donna B

    Department of Education
    Contains information on programs, faculty, requirements, and deadlines and special

  • This page is dedicated to the memory of James Farmer (1920 - 1999) Civil Rights Leader, Educator, Recipient of the Medal of Freedom The Department of Education at the University of Mary Washington offers courses designed to prepare the liberal arts student to meet requirements for licensure as a teacher

  • The Teacher Education program at the University is approved by the Virginia Department of Education, the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia, and the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification

  • Completing the Teacher Education Program also prepares students for graduate level work in such professional specializations as special education, educational psychology, school administration, instructional supervision, and guidance and counseling


    School Health Program - Virginia Department of Health
    Mission statement, list of services, data and statistics, publications, and
    funding opportunities.

  • Overview: The Virginia Department of Health collaborates with the Virginia Department of Education to develop and update standards and procedures; develop training and education programs; provide consultation and technical assistance to school health program staff; and develop, monitor, and evaluate school health programs

    Bright Futures - Virginia
    Information on Promoting and improving the health, education, and well-being of
    children in Virginia. A project of the Virginia Department of Health, ...

  • Updated: 28-Jun-2006 Bright Futures Virginia 109 Governor Street 8th FL Richmond, VA 23219 Phone: (804) 864-7689 Fax: (804) 864-7722 Bright Futures Virginia Bright Futures Guidelines provide developmental milestones, health education, and anticipatory guidance for child and adolescent health care visits from birth through age 21

  • Bright Futures Mission The mission of Bright Futures is to promote and improve the health, education, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, families, and communities

  • Bright Futures Core Concepts Bright Futures is based on the following core concepts: Prevention Works Families Matter Health is Everyone's Business To see video presentation, go to Bright Futures Core Competencies Bright Futures promotes the following six core competencies: Partnership Communication Health Promotion & Injury Prevention Time Management Education (Anticipatory Guidance) Advocacy For more information, see Henry Bernstein, DO, Bright Futures Work Group

    Virginia Education Association
    Union representing school teachers in the state.

  • less than $300 $301 to $500 $501 to $700 more than $700 | © Copyright 2006 Virginia Education Association

    Hollins University Education Department
    Course offerings, licensure requirements, faculty listings, and student teaching

  • > Education Education A s we mature we think about the teachers who have inspired us to reason, to question, and to create

  • PHOTO: Anne Reeves '94 teaching at Morningside Elementary School Meeting Licensure Requirements Because no college or university in Virginia offers a major in education, students seeking teacher licensure major in a liberal arts or sciences discipline and also take a sequence of education courses

  • Students may seek endorsements in elementary education (prek-6), or in the following areas in secondary education: art (prek-12), biology (6-12), chemistry (6-12), computer science (6-12), English (6-12), French (prek-12), German (prek-12), Spanish (prek-12), Latin (prek-12), history and social sciences (6-12), mathematics (6-12), choral music (prek-12), and physics (6-12)

  • The Hollins Program Education courses emphasize content knowledge, principles of teaching and learning, and specific skills

  • You'll meet regularly in a seminar with education department faculty to talk over concerns, share experiences, and strengthen your teaching skills

  • Faculty Our education department is designed for those people who seek to teach professionally

    Learning Disabilities Association of Virginia
    Focuses on enhancing educational and vocational services for individuals with
    learning disabilities while supporting the efforts of LDA at the national level.

  • Our organization focuses on enhancing educational and vocational services for individuals with learning disabilities who live in Virginia while supporting the efforts of LDA at the national level

  • Annual Conference and Business Meeting - Saturday, October 28, 2006, 9:30 AM-4:40PM, Holiday Inn Central, Richmond, VA : Join us for a on important education issues in Virginia

  • Presentations on No Child Left Behind, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and more

  • LDA Advocacy Course for Parents: Learn how to advocate for the services your child needs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) via this 4-hour training course

  • Featured Instructor Jane Strawser, parent and volunteer education advocate with the LDA of Maryland, shares her knowledge and expertise on the IDEA law of 1997

  • Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to provide educators, policymakers, researchers, and the public with a central and trusted source of scientific evidence of what works in education On an ongoing basis, the What Works Clearinghouse gathers studies of the effectiveness of educational interventions (programs, products, practices, and policies)

    Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs
    Provides on-line education and information to applicators, consumers, students,
    and decision-makers seeking help.

  • QuickLinks: | Main Menu Program Information Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs (VTPP) Public / Consumers VTPP offers you information sources on pesticides, pesticide safety, educational opportunities, and related services

    City of Portsmouth, Virginia - Department of Parks, Recreation ...
    Includes information on parks, birthday packages, and youth and adult sports teams.

  • The right place, the right time "Character Counts!" in Portsmouth The 6 Pillars of Character which provide a common language of character education are: TRUSTWORTHINESS FAIRNESS RESPECT CARING RESPONSIBILITY CITIZENSHIP “Character Education is, first and foremost, an obligation of families and faith communities, but school and youth-service organizations also have a responsibility to help develop the character of young people.” From the Aspen Declaration Character Counts! is being implemented through a partnership of the Department of Community Relations and Leisure Services and 4-H Youth Development

  • Character Counts! provides a ‘common language’ of character education to use and model

    Board of Risk Management and Insurance (BRIM)
    WV state entity charged with providing insurance coverage to all state agencies.

  • BRIM operates a similar insurance program for Boards of Education, County Commissions, Cities and Towns, other governmental entities, and many non-profit organizations around the state

  • Currently, with the exception of the Boards of Education who are mandated to obtain coverage with BRIM, there are approximately 1400 individual entities that voluntarily participate in this program, referred to as the Senate Bill #3 program


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