Virginia Department of Education
Expectations, Accountability & Resources
The Virginia Board of Education is conducting a comprehensive review of state educational standards and policies to ensure that all children in the commonwealth have access to public schools that pursue academic excellence and continuous improvement while preparing their students for success. Go to Educational Initiatives for more information about the board’s work and to learn how you can be a part of the discussion.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Steven R. Staples welcomes teachers back to the classroom in his 2016-2017 back-to-school message.
Teachers on the Estuary
Elementary and middle school teachers from around the state participated in Teachers on the Estuary (TOTE) for three days in August. The TOTE workshop, sponsored by VDOE and led by the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, introduces activities and knowledge about the Chesapeake Bay and its estuaries that teachers can take back to their classrooms. TOTE supports the Chesapeake 2000 Agreement to protect and preserve the Chesapeake Bay's ecosystem. More information about Bay programs…
Virginia Board of Education Continues Public Meetings – August 22, 2016
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