Your comments needed! WVBE School Leadership Recommendations

The WV Board of Education is inviting the public to comment on the Recommendations for Transforming School Leadership in West Virginia submitted by Imagine WV.

These recommendations are submitted for public comment by the WVBE with "the intention of providing a starting point for deeper deliberation and stakeholder input."

The 30-day comment period will end on September 20, 2014.

We encourage all teachers, principals, parents and other stakeholders to review and comment on the recommendations.  


AFT-Hampshire successfully blocks dress code revisions

After months of strong opposition from AFT-Hampshire and AFT-WV, the Hampshire County Board of  Education reversed course on its plans for a stricter dress code for teachers. The Board of Education voted 5-0 AGAINST the proposed revisions to the employee dress code during its August 4th meeting. 


Big news for Reconnecting McDowell

Reconnecting McDowell Board Votes to Build ‘Renaissance Village’ from Ground Up

Welch, W.Va.—The Reconnecting McDowell board of directors voted today to demolish the long-abandoned Best Furniture and Katzen buildings and build an apartment building for teachers and other professionals from the ground up.


Union Day at Milan Puskar Stadium

Join union brothers and sisters from across the state on Sept. 6th for Union Day! Enjoy the first home game of the 2014 WVU football season in solidarity!