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Reconnecting McDowell takes center stage at AFT National Convention in Detroit

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Education Week photo blog spotlights McDowell project

Check out the photo blog and article appearing in Education Week about Reconnecting McDowell and the wonderful teachers, school service personnel and students of McDowell County.

Making a Difference: Kanawha Co. member profiled by AFT

Deborah Cannada, the librarian at West Side Elementary in Kanawha County, is profiled by the national AFT as an educator making a difference every day.

Making a Difference: Fayette Co. member profiled by AFT

AFT-WV member Christy Gill, an art teacher at Divide Elementary in Fayette County, is profiled on the national AFT website as an example of educators who are making a difference everyday. Watch the video below.

Education Audit Report Released

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin  announced the four regional and local school system audits conducted for the Education Efficiency Audit of West Virginia’s Primary and Secondary Education System are now online.

Public Works LLC reviewed Taylor County Schools, Wyoming County Schools, Harrison County Schools and Regional Education Service Agency 7 (RESA) to identify inefficiencies and discover potential cost savings. Data from these audits support the state audit report released last week.

A copy of the full reports can be found online on the governor’s website at this link.

Fayette County Member Recognized by National AFT

Christy Gill, an art teacher at Divide Elementary in Fayette County, is profiled by the national AFT as being a very special AFT member who has gone above and beyond—both in and outside the workplace—to help their students succeed, or to provide exemplary service to the public, or just to make their communities better places to live. Click her name above to read the profile.

AFT Video Showcases Community School

Great things are happening at West Side Elementary in Charleston, WV! Watch the video and see how the local school system, AFT-WV, faith-based community groups and other organizations are coming together to make a difference.