PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ~should never cease!  Literacy, math, performance-based assessments, nurturing teachers ~ we cover it all and more! Consider registering and check back frequently because updates are posted as programs are developed. Look under "Upcoming Conferences" above for available dates.  Lastly, please let us know if you have a topic or a desired speaker that you would like featured at a future workshop!

TEACHER RECRUITMENT JOB FAIR ~ 2018's Job Fair is scheduled for Saturday, January 27 at the Salem Civic Center!

Preregister here to attend the Job Fair! Note, we have closed the preregistration link but you can still attend.  FOR THOSE THAT HAVE NOT REGISTERED, YOU CAN ATTEND AND WILL REGISTER AT THE JOB FAIR TOMORROW, SAT 1/27.  SEE YOU THERE!!  Thank you.

Complete the registration form in advance and pull together your information as you prepare to meet and greet HR representatives from 22 school divisions!

WVPEC members come together annually to recruit for teaching positions in our area. Take advantage of this recruitment fair and meet face-to-face with the individuals that make the hiring decisions for their districts!  

You will be one step ahead of the masses that apply by creating an important impression with the recruiters. Held in Jan/Feb, if you are a student and will be eligible to hold a teaching degree the following May or over the summer, this is the Job Fair for you.  Check the link above for additional information.To get a good description of the Job Fair dynamics, please,Listen to Dr. Arbogast's interview with Lynchburg Radio Group as he explains the 2017 Fair!!!!


Recently Appointed Administrators Program

The 2017-18 Workshop dates are:

  • Sept 27-29, 2017
  • Nov 29-Dec 1, 2017
  • Jan 10-12, 2018
  • Mar 28-30, 2018

Aspiring Superintendents Program

3 Seminars 2018 dates are:

  • Jan 25-26, 2018
  • March 8-9, 2018
  • May 6-8, 2018


Will be open in March 2018

What you receive

Membership fees are nominally based on each school division's March 31 student ADM but the benefits are enormous when you take advantage of the programs WVPEC has to offer! 

Benefits include:

*  Reduced registration fees for staff attendance at professional development conferences & workshops held throughout the year.

*  Significant reduction in Job Fair fee.

*  Discounts for those attending  COTA/Virginia Tech’s Recently

Appointed Administrators academy.

* High School Senior Survey participation (at no cost to members). 

*  Research and support at the request of your school system

If you would like more information about your school division becoming a member, please contact WVPEC's Executive Director, Dr. Arbogast.

WVPEC School Divisions


WVPEC currently has 23 school divisions whose support and inspiration transcend across Virginia.  Additionally, Virginia Tech and Radford University provide invaluable support to our organization and staff!

WVPEC Programs

WVPEC Membership

Western Virginia Public Education Consortium

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