Big Deal Book, August 21, 2017

Waiting for the eclipse? Why not take some time to browse the Big Deal Book? It is filled with news, information and resources to help you start the school year successfully. In this edition, you can find ways to Tap Open Resources, Witness the Solar Eclipse, Spot Fake News & More. Here are a few of […]
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Secretaries DeVos and Shulkin Statement on the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017

Washington — Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David J. Shulkin released the following statement after President Trump signed the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 into law.
By |August 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Secretaries DeVos and Shulkin Statement on the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017|

Nanobug Digital Badges

VSTE is piloting our new digital badge program throughout the summer. Participants of the nanobug session will receive a participation badge for the work they do during the session.  Participants will then have an opportunity to earn two more badges, a reflection badge and an application badge.  We will be gathering input from digital badge recipients to help us improve […]
By |August 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Nanobug Digital Badges|

Secretary DeVos Announces Approval of Connecticut and Louisiana’s ESSA Plans

Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Connecticut and Louisiana's respective consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
By |August 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Secretary DeVos Announces Approval of Connecticut and Louisiana’s ESSA Plans|

Recognize Excellence with VSTE

Each year at its annual conference, VSTE recognizes outstanding educators through three awards: Outstanding Leader, Outstanding Teacher, and Innovative Educator of the Year. We are seeking nominations for these awards from the VSTE community. Nominations are open now through October 1, 2017. The Outstanding Leader and Teacher awards recognize and honor one leader and one teacher […]
By |August 14th, 2017|News, VSTE News|Comments Off on Recognize Excellence with VSTE|

Secretary DeVos Announces Approval of Nevada, New Jersey and New Mexico’s ESSA Plans

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Nevada, New Jersey and New Mexico's respective consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
By |August 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Secretary DeVos Announces Approval of Nevada, New Jersey and New Mexico’s ESSA Plans|

Big Deal Book, August 1, 2017

It's back to school time and Big Deal Book is filled with news, information and resources to help you start the school year successfully. In this edition, you can find ways to Encourage Computational Thinking, Explore VR in the Classroom & More. Here are a few of our favorites from this edition...be sure to check […]
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Secretary DeVos Statement on Confirmation of Peter Oppenheim

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Peter Louis Oppenheim as Assistant Secretary of Education for Legislation and Congressional Affairs:
By |August 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Secretary DeVos Statement on Confirmation of Peter Oppenheim|

Readout of Secretary DeVos’ Meeting with Michigan School Superintendents

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Grand Rapids (MI) Public Schools today for a roundtable discussion with superintendents from across the state of Michigan. The secretary opened the conversation by asking the group: “How can I best help you serve your students?” The superintendents and the secretary discussed the following topics, among others:
By |August 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Readout of Secretary DeVos’ Meeting with Michigan School Superintendents|

VASCD Awards 2017

Nominations for VASCD awards are now being accepted. Nominate a colleague!Read More-- Delivered by Feed43 service
By |August 2nd, 2017|News, VAASCD News|Comments Off on VASCD Awards 2017|