Professional Development
For Teachers, Principals and Counselors


Making Schools Work

Annual conference, formerly known as the High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference, for K-12 teachers, counselors, principals, technology center directors and state and district education agency personnel.

West Virginia attendees at the July 2018 conference: 144>

College- and Career-Readiness Networking Conference

Conference that focuses on literacy and mathematics tools and strategies. Teams of educators and school leaders explore disciplinary literacy strategies and formative assessment lessons that engage students in math.

West Virginia attendees at the July 2018 conference: 46>

Learning-Centered Leadership Program

Leadership preparation program that develops current or aspiring principals’ capacity to serve as effective instructional leaders who understand how to use data to locate and close gaps.

West Virginia attendees at the 2018 Annual Leadership Forum: 2>

National Technology Centers That Work Leaders Forum

Forum for state and local career and technical education leaders to discuss the role of full- and shared-time technology centers. Teams of center and school leaders, teachers and education and industry partners build action plans.

West Virginia attendees at the 2018 National TCTW Leaders Forum: 13

Project-Based Learning in Career Pathway Courses

System of professional development, job-embedded coaching and virtual support that helps academic and CTE teacher teams design project-based assignments in middle grades schools, high schools and technology centers.

Seventy-eight West Virginia teachers and administrators from 22 schools, agencies or districts received project-based learning professional development, coaching and support services in 2017-18.