Annual Conference

WELV 21st Annual Conference - March 12-13, 2020

More details to follow soon! We look forward to seeing you next March when WELV turns 21!



Click on the links below for the program, breakout and keynote presentations and sponsor information. We have also included a link to Attendify, which was our conference app used for the first time this year. If you have not singed up for Attendify, please read the instructions HERE.

- 2019 AC Program

- 2019 Conference Presentations

Thursday Morning Keynote and Breakout Presentations:

- Leveraging Our Contagious Creativity: Paths to Imagination, Risk-taking, and Change - Dr. Pam Moran, Executive Director, VaSCL

- WELV Ambassadors and Affiliates - Ms.Regina Turner, Director of Instruction, Greensville County, Dr. Sarah Tanner-Anderson, Assistant Professor, Longwood University, Ms. Jennifer Cavanaugh, Assistant Principal, Loudoun County, Dr. Marci Catlett, Deputy Superintendent, Fredericksburg City

- Lessons from the Field with WELV New Superintendents - Dr. Kim Evans, Superintendent, Greensville County

- Authentic Leader or Hustler: Creating Thriving Women Leaders with A Focus on Wellbeing and Strengths - Ms.Kelly Peaks Horner, Founder & Thought Leader

- Coaching for Productive Struggle for Students - Ms. Linda Humphries and Ms. Jennifer Tyndall, Instructional Coaches, Charlottesville City Schools

- Commit to Be Fit: A Three-Pronged Approach to Creating a Culture of Wellness - Dr. Shannon Grimsley, Superintendent, Rappahannock County Public Schools, Ms. Jackie Tederick, Wellness Integration Coordinator, Rappahannock County Public Schools

- Get Googly! - Ms. Angela A. Thiemann, Alternative Education Coordinator, Louisa County Public Schools

Thursday Afternoon Breakout Presentations:

- Mindsets for Today Dr. Carol Carter, Superintendent, King and Queen County WELV Region 3 Representative, Dr. Kim Evans, Superintendent, Greensville County, WELV President-Elect, Dr. Elaine Fogliani, WELV Executive Director

- What Aspiring Superintendents and Others Need to Know about Budget & Finance. Ms. Leigh Burden, Assistant Superintendent, Fairfax County

- Empowering Teachers for Success: Strategies for Recruiting and Supporting African American Teachers, Dr. Tamara W. Dias, Executive Director, African
American Teaching Fellows

- Multiplied Mentorship: A Progression of Leadership Development, Dr. Jeannine Perry, Dean of Graduate Studies, Longwood University, Dr. Sarah Tanner-Anderson, Assistant Professor and Program Director of Educational Leadership, Longwood University

- Strategic Planning to Move to a Personalized Learning Model - Ms. D. Jill Becker, Director of Special and Gifted Education, Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice. Ms. Deanna Williams, Director of Post-Secondary Programs, Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice

- Teachers on Target: Making Learning Targets Meaningful and Not Just for Walkthroughs - Ms. Sarah Ross and Ms. Aja Wood, Kindergarten and First Grade Teachers, Charlottesville City Schools

- 2019 Conference Sponsors

- 2019 Photo Gallery


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