Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools News & Information

VSBA Conference on Education Brings Together Educational Leaders From Across Virginia

Nearly 400 Virginia school board members, educators, governing officials, attorneys, and legislators, including WJCC School Board Vice-Chair, Heather Cordasco, Parliamentarian, Jim Nickols, School Board Member, Ruth Larson and Senior Director of School Performance, Valerie DiPaola attended the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) 30th annual Conference on Education in Richmond, VA on July 21, 2015. The purpose of the conference was to offer participants the opportunity to learn about successful educational practices occurring throughout the state.

Participants had the opportunity to attend their choice of more than 40 mini-workshops on topics such as personnel, finance, career and technical education, curriculum and instruction, partnerships, school/community relations, school law, STEM education, and virtual/blended learning. The presenters included educators from state and local levels, university and college professors, business representatives, and attorneys.