WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | News

Virginia Teachers Gather for 2-Day Conference

By: AP
By: AP

November 22, 2013

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Hundreds of teachers and school employees are gathering in Richmond for the Virginia Education Association's annual two-day conference.

The VEA says the theme of this year's meeting is "Reforming School Reform." It begins Friday night and concludes Saturday afternoon.

National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel will give the keynote address on opening night. He will then participate in a panel discussion of school reform trends. Other panelists are state Del. Steve Landes, Salem Public Schools Superintendent Alan Seibert and Virginia Board of Education member Joan Wodiska.

Saturday's agenda includes sessions on technology in the classroom, assessment and developing better readers.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we ask that you follow our rules for commenting. E-mail is required to comment on a story, but it will not be displayed with your comment. For complete rules, CLICK HERE. The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 232982611 - newsplex.com/a?a=232982611