2018 West Virginia Education Summit

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston
300 Court St, Charleston, WV 25301


The 6th Annual West Virginia Education Summit will be held on October 17, 2018 at Embassy Suites in Charleston, West Virginia. The West Virginia Education Summit is hosted by The Education Alliance and serves as a venue for discussion with business, legislative, education, and community leaders. Participants have the unique opportunity to hear from both state and national education experts and to engage in innovative dialogue on how we can work together to achieve excellence in education in West Virginia. 


8:00 am - 9:00 am

9:00 am - 10:15 am
Welcome and Opening Educator Panel: Student Centered Classroom

10:15 am - 10:30 am
Award: Exemplary Partnership for Student Centered Support

10:40 am - 11:45 am
Keynote: Big Shifts towards Learner-Centered Schools

11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Lunch (provided) and Student Expo

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
Conversation with WV State Leaders: Students-Centered System Innovation

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Breakout Sessions

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Closing Remarks and Networking

Keynote Address

The Lindsay Unified School District in California is leading the nation in Student Centered Learning. 

Tom Rooney, Superintendent of Lindsay Unified, will  provide insight and inspiration by exploring his district's journey.

During his keynote, Dr. Rooney will share lessons learned and evidence based strategies to prepare students academically, socially, and emotionally for future success.


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2018 sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information or to become a sponsor, contact Derek Vance at 304-342-7859.