It is with sorrow and regret we share the loss of pioneering virtual educator Matt Poole who passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 5. A memorial service will be held on VSTE Island in Second Life on Monday, June 20, 5 PM SLT (8 PM RLT). Use this link to get to the island. As an early adopter … Continue reading In Memoriam: Robert Matthew PooleRead More
The VSTE Board of Directors leads the organization and includes 16 educational technology leaders from across the Commonwealth. During their June 4, 2016, meeting, the Board elected its officers for 2016-2017: Keith Reeves, Chair Karen Streeter, Vice Chair Anita Harris, Secretary Michael Speidel, Treasurer In addition, the Board recognized the service of four outgoing Board … Continue reading Board Elects Officers for 2016-2017Read More
Dr. Karen Richardson, VSTE Executive Director, was part of a press event on Capitol Hill, May 18, 2016, asking Congress to fully fund Title IV, Part A, the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant (SSAEG) program, which includes the initiative’s critically important education technology provisions. We are urging VSTE members to contact Congress to ask them to … Continue reading VSTE Advocates for Fully Funding Title IV, Part ARead More
Five candidates have been elected to the VSTE Board of Directors for the 2016-2019 term. Four are new members while one is returning for a second term. We welcome all of them to the VSTE leadership: Janet Copenhaver, Henry County Public Schools Diane Harazin, Prince William County Public Schools Josh Long, Fredericksburg City Public Schools … Continue reading New Board Members Elected for 2016 – 2019Read More
September 29, 2016, Virginia Tech Southwest Center, Abingdon, Virginia VSTE is pleased to partner with the Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development for this leadership event in Southwest Virginia. Classrooms are diverse. Some students are identified as gifted or having learning disabilities. They may be learning to speak English or be on the autism … Continue reading Bridging the Gap: Teaming Up for DifferentiationRead More
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 EquityRead More
VSTE is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment in all of our endeavors for all members, participants, volunteers, partners, staff, contractors, and Board members. VSTE recognizes that its success requires certain commitments to principles of non-discrimination from all of our business partners and event participants.