The world is changing quickly. Are West Virginia students ready for the future? The knowledge and skills needed 20 years ago are different from those needed to succeed today.
West Virginia Ready Graduate frames a new vision of the knowledge, skills and characteristics today’s students need for success. It supports an honest conversation to raise expectations beyond graduation day and enlist everyone's help.
In Spring 2019 (high school “graduation season”) we plan to launch:
For more information, contact Gretchen Frankenberry at 304-342-7851 (phone) or email@example.com.
The West Virginia Ready Graduate Initiative is not a strategic plan or a set of standards. It is a simple, easy to understand vision document that specifies the knowledge, skills and characteristics students should have when they graduate.
Reading and Math
Essential knowledge of the arts, social studies, STEM, and world languages
Verbal and non-verbal communication
Teamwork and collaboration
Innovative problem-solving and creativity
Organization and self-direction
Career-appropriate technical and computer skill
Ready to learn, fail, and improve
Flexible and adaptable
Self-aware and confident
Inclusive and open-minded attitude
Strong work ethic, perseverance, and grit
Habits of wellness