Virginia Department of Education
Governor McAuliffe recognizes February as CTE Month
Governor Terry McAuliffe has proclaimed February as CTE Month to celebrate the opportunities Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs provide for career exploration and skills development and to recognize the CTE professionals, businesses and community partners who make a difference in the lives of students. See the proclamation (PDF) and learn more about CTE Month (PDF) and this year’s “Opportunities for Career Success” theme.
GEAR UP Virginia Poster Contest
GEAR UP poster contest winner Caroline McLellan – an eighth grader at Buford Middle in Charlottesville – was recognized by SCHEV, Virginia 529 and the Board of Education at the board’s January meeting. Caroline’s design was selected from more than 60 entries and will be displayed in schools across the commonwealth. GEAR UP combines mentoring, tutoring, parental involvement and scholarship opportunities to help middle school students achieve their postsecondary dreams.
GED Change Benefits Virginia Adult Learners – February 3, 2016
Board of Education Approves Reconstituted School Status for 31 Schools – January 28, 2016
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