2000 Best Practices Conference Coming September 29-30

September 25, 2000

The West Virginia Department of Education in cooperation with the West Virginia Office of School-to-Work is pleased to announce the 2000 Best Practices Conference.  

This marks the third year for the conference that highlights outstanding classroom practices related to improving student achievement, career development, work-based learning, and partnerships with education-business-labor-community. The conference is scheduled for September 29-30 at the Charleston Civic Center.  

****** Agenda *******  

Friday, September 29  

7:00-8:00 a.m. Registration - Main Lobby Refreshment Break - North Hall Exhibitors - North Hall  

8:00-9:00 a.m. Opening Session - North Hall Steve Barkley, The Magic of Excellent Teaching Remarks: David Stewart, State Superintendent of Schools  

9:00-9:15 a.m. Break 9:15-10:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions 10:30-11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions 11:30-1:00 p.m. Lunch and General Session - North Hall  

Panel: WV Legislative Leaders Governor Cecil Underwood (invited) Senator Lloyd Jackson (invited) Chair, Senate Education Committee Delegate Jerry Mezzatesta (invited) Chair, House Education Committee 1:15-2:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions 2:15-2:30 p.m. Refreshment Break 2:30-3:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions  


Saturday, September 30  

7:00-8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast - Lower Lobby 8:00-9:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions 9:15-10:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions 10:15-10:30 a.m. Break - Lower Lobby 10:30-11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions  

For a more detailed Agenda visit: http://wvde.state.wv.us/tt/2000/bestpracticesconference.html  

For more information contact Sue Starcher (http://wvde.state.wv.us/directory/more/Starcher/Sue/). Registration was due by September 18th.  

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