News & Updates

Invitation to Exhibit

This year we have a combination of unique speakers and will have a variety of presenters and topics of discussion during our breakout sessions at both conferences. Limited space is available so please secure your exhibit booth today!
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​Nominations are open for VASCD's Annual Awards. Know someone deserving?

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VASCD Speaks

Why a Child Poverty Target is Good Education Policy

​Thanks to the Campaign for Children's Kevin Lindsey for alerting us about this important policy issue. Poverty affects achievement, and our children need our help as advocates as well as teachers.

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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

​​Check back with us soon for this newly added feature!

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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

Annual Conference 2015

Dec. 2-4, 2015, Williamsburg

​VASCD's 2015 Annual Conference, themed Deeper Learning, features nationally-known keynoters and innovative Virginia educators sharing their practices. Exhibitors will showcase programs and products, and there will be opportunities to connect and reconnect with colleagues from throughout the Commonwealth. Join us December 2-4 in Williamsburg!

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