The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is pleased to announce plans for informational meetings regarding the GoOpenVA Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative. The first informational meeting was held in Superintendent’s Region II at WHRO on November 13, 2017, with additional meetings held in Superintendent’s Region VI in Botetourt County and in Superintendent’s Region VII in Radford. Meetings are being planned in all eight Virginia Superintendent’s Regions and are open to anyone interested in learning more about OER and GoOpenVA. Meetings will include an overview of the GoOpenVA initiative and provide attendees the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback.
Bobby Keener, VDOE Chief Technology Innovations Officer, and Ernest Longworth, Coordinator of Instructional Technology at Chesterfield County Schools, will provide an overview of the GoOpenVa initiative and attendees will be encouraged to ask questions and provide feedback. The meeting schedules are listed below:
March 12, 2018 – 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m,
Luther P. Jackson Adult Education Center
15 School Road
Cumberland, Virginia 23040
March 15 – 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Harrisonburg City Public Schools Central Office
One Court Square
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
March 22 – 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Frederick County Middle School
4661 N. Frederick Pike
Winchester, Virginia 22601
This is a great opportunity for the Department of Education and the GoOpenVA team to gain valuable feedback, and we encourage participation from a variety of division-level stakeholders to ensure this initiative is aligned with student and division needs.
You can learn more about the GoOpenVA initiative here.