Mar. 4—Amid teacher shortages across the state, the West Virginia Public Education Collaborative (WVPEC), in partnership with West Virginia University and the West Virginia Department of Education, is spearheading a program to recruit educators to the Mountain State.
The idea began in a WVPEC board meeting and has since grown into a statewide initiative—Teachers Ascend into West Virginia. The mission ? Identify what will bring teachers to West Virginia and develop strategies to be used in schools across the state.