2020 Job Fair -- Saturday, January 25.  See the "Teacher Recruitment Job Fair" link above for details. 

​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!  Held the end of January,  or early February, 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.

If you are planning on attending the Job Fair, start now by downloading the Universal Application on the Job Fair page and gather your information! You will be one step ahead of the masses that apply by creating an important impression with the recruiters.  

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ~  NOTICE:  due to inclement weather forecast 12/11/19 PD with Lisa Meyers has been moved to 2/5/20. 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 "Professional Development" above future and past conferences. Lastly, please let us know if you have a topic or a desired speaker that you would like featured at a future workshop!

HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SURVEY ~ offered to seniors graduating from WVPEC divisions.  Survey will be opened in the Spring.


Recently Appointed Administrators Program

The 2019-20 Workshop dates are:

  • Sept. 18-20, 2019
  • Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, 2019
  • Jan. 15-17, 2020
  • Mar. 4-5, 2020

Aspiring Superintendents Program

The 3 Seminars scheduled in 2020 are:

  • Jan. 30-31, 2020
  • Mar. 12-13, 2020
  • Apr. 26-28, 2020

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.

*  Ability to participate in annual Teacher Recruitment Job Fair.

*  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

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