Concurrent Session Speakers 
We are extremely excited to showcase a lineup of impressive concurrent session speakers from the Virginia Department of Education and local talent!
Session Topics include:

Welcome, Dr. Lisa Coons, Superintendent of Public Instruction

ALL IN Tutoring: Developing a Plan

Turning Workforce Challenges into Opportunities through Innovative Partnerships

Cultivating Excellence: Effective School Leadership Practices

What is New in Reading with the Virginia Literacy Act & What Should I Know as a Leader in my Division?

Teacher Clarity: Four Questions that Double the Learning in the Classroom

VDOE: Supporting Systems Change: Implementing The Virginia Literacy Act

VDOE: Improving School Readiness in Virginia: Increasing Access to Quality Early Childhood

VDOE: Learn more about Growth with VVAAS

VDOE: An Update on Virginia’s Statewide Assessment, Accountability, and Supports Systems

VDOE: High School Redesign: Supporting Meaningful Outcomes for All Students

VDOE: Best Practices in Strategic Communication

VDOE: Update on State Support for School Construction
Don't miss out.
Register by October 18 . We look forward to seeing you there.
DRAFT Schedule
8:00 am -
 8:45 am
Registration and Networking Breakfast-Grand Hall  
8:50 am -
 9:00 am 
Overview, Adrienne Hood
Introduction of Speaker, Jim Wardell
9:00 am -
 9:20 am 
Welcome Address by Dr. Lisa Coons, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Virginia Department of Education
9:30 am - 
10:30 am
Breakout Session 1
10:40 am - 
11:40 am
Breakout Session 2
11:45 am - 
12:45 pm
Lunch-Grand Hall
12:50 pm - 
1:50 pm
Breakout Session 3
2:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Breakout Session 4
3:10 pm - 
3:30 pm
Closing and Door Prizes-Grand Hall
Conference Location
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
One Partnership Circle, Abingdon, Virginia 24210

Sponsored by 
The University of Virginia's College at Wise Center for Teaching Excellence
Southwest Virginia Public Education Consortium 

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