• State Board Welcomes Dr. Michael Martirano, Soon-to-be Superintendent


    The West Virginia Board of Education and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin officially welcomed Dr. Michael Martirano, the soon-to-be state superintendent of schools, to the Mountain State.

  • Ambassador Camp


    Students from across the state attending the West Virginia Ambassadors Camp met with Board of Education President Gayle Manchin at the Culture Center to discuss the importance of education, technology, the arts and civic leadership.

  • West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference


    We are pleased to announce the tenth annual West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference will be held July 15 - 17, 2014 at The Waterfront Place Hotel and Morgantown Event Center.

  • Summer Food Service Program


    The Summer Food Service Program ensures that West Virginia children continue to receive free, nutritious meals during summer break.

  • Fifty-five W.Va. Teachers Earn National Board Certification


    Fifty-five West Virginia teachers, who earned National Board Certification for 2013, the highest credential in the teaching profession, were honored Wednesday for their achievement.

  • Summer Challenge


    The West Virginia Department of Education is challenging students to keep learning this summer by reading and doing math.

  • Education Alliance Receives Toyota Award for bornlearning Academies®


    Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced that three West Virginia schools will pilot Toyota bornlearning Academies® this fall.

  • Social Studies Fair


    Participants in the 2014 West Virginia Social Studies Fair at the Charleston Civic Center take their turn to present their research project to judges as part of the nation's only statewide social studies fair.

  • High School Business Plan Competition


    Sierra Cook from John Marshall High School won a $10,000 college scholarship in the first West Virginia High School Business Plan Competition.

  • W.Va. Universal Pre-K Outstanding Teacher Named


    On Thursday during the Celebrating Connection Pre-K Conference the West Virginia Department of Education, West Virginia Head Start and the West Virginia Department and Health and Human Resources announced Amber Myers as the 2014 Universal Pre-K Outstanding Teacher.

School Snapshots

Two eighth grade students from Mountaineer Middle School in Harrison County used 108 milk cartons to build this five-foot-tall Pinocchio puppet for the National Made by Milk Contest.

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Student Successes

In Mercer County, Molly Robinette's Princeton Senior High School Greek and Latin Roots Class enjoys a breakfast picnic under their newly painted Greek Roots tree by artist Emily Aboulhosn.