Virginia ASCD

Virginia ASCD, an affiliate of ASCD, is a membership organization dedicated to advancing excellence in Virginia’s schools. We are teachers, superintendents, university professors, building leaders, teacher education students, and central office leaders. We represent a variety of roles, but we share a single purpose- ensuring a world-class education for every Virginia student.

Each year, VASCD sponsors outstanding professional learning opportunities for Virginia educators through our conferences, seminars, and networking forums. Through our advocacy work, we promote education policy that is driven by what we know about teaching and learning. Our publications keep members informed and provide access to scholarly work being done by Virginia educators.

Whether or not you are a member, we invite you to be part of our network by attending our events, getting to know your regional representative, supporting our advocacy work, and connecting with us via social media.

News & Events

Here's what you need to know about our upcoming professional learning opportunities and current projects.

September 5-6, 2018
Thomas R. Fulghum Conference Center

Student-Centered Coaching Conference

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April 18 2018
Magna Vista High School, Henry County

Henry County Innovation Forum

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June 18, 2018

PreK/Kindergarten Conference 2018

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Recent News

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Teaching for Creative Thinking
Thanks for attending the Whole Child Institute on Creativity!
Congrats Impact Awardees!
VASCD Recognizes 2017 Impact Award Winners
Thanks Chesterfield for Supporting New Teachers
Thank you to Chesterfield and Colonial Heights for partnering with VASCD!
VASCD's First High School Innovation Forum!
Thanks to Kellam High School for hosting a terrific visit and discussion about high school redesign.
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The Virginia ASCD Mission


Meeting the changing needs of modern learners


Advocating for professional autonomy with integrity for educators


Designing innovative, responsive professional learning opportunities


Building and sustaining networks for meaningful collaboration

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