Virginia Department of Education
News & Announcements
- May 24, 2018 – Governor Northam Appoints Dr. James Lane as State Superintendent of Public Instruction
- May 17, 2018 – Lanier Middle and Henry County Earn Federal Green Ribbon School Awards
- May 4, 2018 – Governor Northam Encourages Virginians to Thank a Teacher During ‘Teacher Appreciation Week’
- Read all News Releases
Superintendent of Public Instruction Named
Chesterfield County Superintendent James Lane has been named as Virginia's 25th Superintendent of Public Instruction by Governor Ralph Northam. Read the governor's news release
Standards of Accreditation
Full text of 2017 SOA and communications resources on how the revised standards support continuous improvement for schools and college, career and civic readiness for students. Learn more about 2017 Standards of Accreditation.
Regional Performance Assessment Training
Educators gathered in Staunton May 10-11 for training in the development of performance assessments based on common rubrics and using the Virginia Quality Criteria Tool to ensure validity and reliability.