Teacher Shortages in the Commonwealth: A Conversation with Education Leaders and Policymakers

On October 24, 2017 Governor McAuliffe, Secretary Trent, The University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, and the UVA K12 Council are co-hosting a summit on the teacher shortage crisis Virginia schools are now facing. State policymakers, local school division leadership, schools of education from Virginia’s colleges and universities, and education stakeholders are invited to attend.

Preliminary Agenda

Registration for this event has closed. If you'd like to be added to the wait list, please contact Casey Boyette.

We are pleased to announce that a free, live stream of the event will be available online at: http://cu-vidstream1.eservices.virginia.edu/videos/

The following portions of the event will be available for online viewing:
10:30 – 10:45 Welcome
Dr. Bob Pianta, Dean, Curry School of Education
Dr. Dietra Trent, Secretary of Education, Commonwealth of Virginia
10:45 – 11:30 The Teaching Shortage Crisis in Virginia
Dr. Jim Wyckoff, University of Virginia
Dr. Steve Staples, State Superintendent for Public Instruction
11:30 – 12:15 The Impact of the Shortage on our Schools
Facilitated Panel with local divisions
12:45 – 1:15 Presentation from the Advisory Council on the Teacher Shortage
Dr. Billy Cannaday, Virginia Board of Education
3:30  4 Fireside Chat with Governor McAuliffe and Dean Pianta
Hosted by Dr. Stewart Roberson
4 – 4:30 Final Plenary Session
Dean Pianta

For additional information, please contact Holly Coy, Deputy Secretary of Education at holly.coy@governor.virginia.gov