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Professional Development

Teachers are at the core of our EducateWV plan and they are eager to incorporate 21st century skills into their classrooms. The West Virginia Department of Education understands that quality professional development for teachers will determine the success of EducateWV. Through the Teacher Leadership Institute, the state Department of Education is working to make sure educators get the quality, research-based professional development they crave. Read More

While teacher quality is an important element of EducateWV, so too is effective leadership, at the school, district and state levels. As we move forward with our 21st century teaching and learning plan, it is superintendents and principals who will be instrumental in seeing that these systemic changes move from concept to the classroom. Teachers and parents will look to local leaders for guidance. Read More