Virginia Department of Education
College Lab School Planning Grants
Applications and guidelines for College Partnership Laboratory School planning grants are now available. Planning grants support initial short-term costs associated with designing new lab schools.
Spotsylvania County Teacher Named 2023 Virginia Teacher of the Year
Fabiana Parker, an English as a second language teacher at Thornburg Middle School in Spotsylvania County, was named the 2023 Virginia Teacher of Year during a livestreamed announcement by Governor Glenn Youngkin at the Patrick Henry Building on Capitol Square. Read the September 30 News Release-This is a Word document. for more information.
Bridging the Gap: Learning Loss Recovery Plan
The Bridging the Gap initiative will spotlight some of the great programs, intervention strategies, and successes that school divisions across Virginia are implementing now, while supporting more innovative applications of data-driven instruction and increasing the capacity for every school to strengthen their relationships with parents and student caregivers.
Stay Informed with TeacherDirect
TeacherDirect provides a direct line of communication with classroom teachers and educators. TeacherDirect includes information about new instructional resources created by VDOE staff as well as professional development, grant opportunities, and other information of special interest to teachers and their students.
Child Care VA
ChildCareVA.com provides a comprehensive repository of resources and information to make choosing safe, quality child care easier for parents. ChildCareVA also exists to inform caretakers about the benefits of becoming a licensed child care provider or subsidy provider, and keep current providers up-to- date on the latest news and requirements.
School Quality Profiles
Virginia’s School Quality Profiles provide information about accreditation, student achievement, college and career readiness, program completion, school safety, teacher quality and other topics of interest to parents and the general public. School Quality Profile reports are available for schools, school divisions and for the commonwealth.
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News & Announcements
- October 3, 2022 - October 3-7 is Virginia Farm to School Week-This is a Word document.
- September 22, 2022 - Spotsylvania County Teacher Named 2023 Va. Teacher of the Year-This is a Word document.
- September 22, 2022 - State Superintendent: 2022-2023 Ratings Show Current Accreditation Standards Unreliable Measure of School Performance-This is a Word document.
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