Curriculum and School Improvement


Advanced Career

Nine pathways that combine college-ready academics with hands-on, project-based assignments that spark students’ learning and interest in STEM careers. Each four-course AC pathway prepares students for advanced industry credentials and two- and four-year postsecondary credentials and degrees.

West Virginia schools delivering AC curricula during 2018-19:

  • Aerospace Engineering: 3 schools
  • Clean Energy Technology: 1 school
  • Energy and Power: 11 schools
  • Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management: 1 school
  • Informatics: 2 schools
  • Innovations in Science and Technology: 8 schools
  • Integrated Production Technologies: 3 schools
  • Teachers trained to date: 43>

Making Schools Work

A school improvement process developed by SREB that engages K-12 educators and school leaders in identifying and studying problems of practice, implementing research-based solutions to those problems, and learning within a collaborative network of schools. Schools adopt Making Schools Work through designs for middle grades schools, high schools and technology centers.

West Virginia is a member of the Making Schools Work network.

Advisory Council Member: Kathy D’Antoni, assistant state superintendent of schools, Division of Technical, Adult and Institutional Education, West Virginia Department of Education

State Coordinator: Stan Hopkins

Schools, districts and states contract with SREB to implement Making Schools Work and receive targeted school improvement services such as professional development, instructional coaching and technical assistance.

Thirty West Virginia high schools contracted with SREB for direct services in 2018-19.

Twenty-two West Virginia technology centers contracted with SREB for direct services in 2018-19.>