It is now time for you to register and make lodging arrangements of our upcoming Winter Conference which will be held at the Bridgeport Conference Center on January 24 -25, 2019.
There are three attachments with this email to assist you in your planning:
Attachment 1: Our Winter Conference will be focused on Legal & Current Issues. The topics of the conference were selected based the results of an earlier survey of our membership.
Attachment 2: Registration for the conference. Deadline for registration is Friday, January 4, 2019. All conference registrants meeting the registration deadline will receive a WVASA shirt.
Attachment 3: Lodging information for the Wingate Inn. Please register ASAP and use the conference code provided to get the conference room rate.
Additional lodging is available at the Marriott, just across the interstate from the Wingate Inn. The link below will take you directly to their online reservation site:
If there are other administrators in your county office that are not yet WVASA members, but would benefit from our conference topics, this is a great time for them to attend a WVASA Conference and become members. A complimentary membership is included in the non-member registration fee.
See you in Bridgeport!
Members, please be advised that our Leadership training for New and Aspiring Superintendents will be conducted at WVU Parkersburg, in Parkersburg WV on October 25, 2018. Our membership meeting will follow on Friday October 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
West Virginia University at Parkersburg
Address: 300 Campus Dr, Parkersburg, WV 26104
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Parkersburg East
10057 Emerson Avenue
Parkersburg WV 26104
Room rate is $79.00 per night. They have a block of 30 rooms for Wednesday, October 24 and a block of 30 for Thursday, October 25. The block is under the name West Virginia Association of School Administrators.
The block of rooms will be held at the discounted rate until October 17 at 6:00 pm.
Please use the link below to register for the October and December Leadership sessions. WVASA and WVDE will provide a certificate for those who attend each session.
Finally, we are working to put together a collaborative platform within Office365 which will be shared at the October meeting so that we can share resources and
Dr. Kim Miller, Ohio County Superintendent, shared the following books as great learning resources:
Lessons from the Mouse - Dennis Snow
The Trust Factor - Combs, Edmonson, Harris
Most Likely to Succeed - Wagner, Dintersmith
What Schools Could Be - Dintersmith
The Innovator's Mindset - Couros
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria – Tatum