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Webinar Event: District Strategies for Achieving Digital Equity

Vincent Scheivert, Chief Information Officer, Albemarle County Public Schools (VA) will be a panelist for the upcoming webinar Digital Strategies for Achieving Digital Equity conducted by The Alliance for Excellent Education and Consortium for School Networking. Registration is required for this free webinar which will be held May 6, 2016, from 11:00 to 11:30 AM. This … Continue reading Webinar Event: District Strategies for Achieving Digital Equity

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ISTE’s ESSA Primer: Meet the New Law, Not Like the Old Law

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 4:00 – 5:00 PM ET ISTE’s legislative counsel, Jon Bernstein, will provide an interactive introduction to help you understand what ESSA has in store for educators. The webinar will include: • An explanation of ESSA’s new framework, including implementation milestones • A deep dive into SSAEG and how it may benefit ISTE members • A … Continue reading ISTE’s ESSA Primer: Meet the New Law, Not Like the Old Law

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Free CoSN Webinar: Trusted Learning Environment (TLE)

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET Developed through the collaborative insight and work of national educational leadership organizations and school systems nationwide, the Trusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal embodies the commitment of school leadership to safeguard the digital privacy of student data. This webinar will provide further insights into this new initiative and will … Continue reading Free CoSN Webinar: Trusted Learning Environment (TLE)

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E-Rate Application Filing Window Extended

On April 15th, the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) announced that the FY2016 E-Rate application filing window will be extended to allow applicants more time to submit their applications. This move followed letters from a number of parties, including one signed by VSTE’s parent organization, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), seeking an … Continue reading E-Rate Application Filing Window Extended

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Governor Vetoes HB 8

VSTE is pleased to announce that Governor Terry McAuliffe has vetoed HB 8, which would have established a new executive branch agency known as the Board of the Virginia Virtual School, to govern and facilitate the provision of full-time, online educational programs.  The VSTE Board of Directors opposed the bill.

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Board of Directors’ Candidates for 2016 – 2019 Term Announced

VSTE is pleased to announce its impressive slate of candidates for the  Board of Directors. We encourage our members to review the candidates’ nomination statements. The election will open on April 11, 2016. VSTE members in good standing since March 31, 2016, at 5 PM, will be eligible to vote.

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Upcoming Events

Googlepalooza III
June 21, 2016
Lord Fairfax Community College
Middletown, Virginia
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Googlepalooza Tidewater
June 23, 2016
Jones Magnet Middle School
Hampton, Virginia
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