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Call for Exhibitors

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​Information for and articles by Virginia's amazing educators!

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VASCD Speaks

The biggest indictment of our schools is not their failure to raise test scores

Thanks to Scott McLeod at for this post.

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Virginia ASCD Online Resources


Read past issues of Virginia Educational Leadership and our quarterly newsletter. Materials from recent conferences and institutes are also found here.

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Virginia Educational Leadership Journal is published exclusively online. This peer-reviewed journal highlights some of the best innovative and scholarly work being done by Virginia educators.

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Legislative Updates


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Welcome to Virginia ASCD

Advancing Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Leading

Virginia ASCD, an affiliate of ASCD, is a membership organization dedicated to advancing excellence in Virginia's schools. We are teachers, superintendents, university professors, building leaders, teacher education students, and central office leaders. We represent a variety of roles, but we share a single purpose- ensuring a world-class education for every Virginia student.

Each year, VASCD sponsors several one-day Professional Development Institutes and two conferences, which provide outstanding professional learning opportunities for Virginia educators. Through our influence work, we promote education policy that is driven by what we know about teaching and learning. Our publications not only keep members informed, but also provide access to scholarly work being done by Virginia educators. 

Upcoming Events

Level 2 Coaching: Problems of Practice in Instructional Coaching

June 7 in Roanoke

Using research, practical experience and case studies, participants will tackle common challenges instructional coaches face. 

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Age-Appropriate Classrooms for Young Learners

June 19, Marriott at City Center, Newport News

We're sorry, the conference is closed. Thanks for your support!

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Annual Conference 2017: RE:Thinking

November 29- December 1, 2017, Williamsburg

Register by June 1 for the Early Bird Rate! In 2017 our focus is thinking and our organizers are the 5 C's: creativity, critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and citizenship. 

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