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08 | 16 | 2010
“Reach and Teach” Teacher's Academy
Written by Glenna Clutter   

Upshur County Schools will be holding its first Summer Academy for Teachers. The “Reach and Teach” Academy will be held August 11, 12, and 13, 2010, on the campus of West Virginia Wesleyan College. The agenda for the academy will address topics that are relevant to instructional needs at all programmatic and curricular levels.

Teachers are encouraged to attend the academy for maximum training opportunities and to learn from nationally-recognized speakers and presenters. Elizabeth Breaux will be the keynote speaker at 8:00 a.m. on August 11 in the Virginia Law Performing Arts Center.

The traditional convocation for the opening of school will be held on August 18 at Buckhannon-Upshur High School for all school employees. Schools will complete WESTEST data analysis in the afternoon.
Teachers will be able to complete all eighteen hours of required staff development for the year by attending the academy and attending the convocation and test data analysis session on August 18. Additional staff development sessions will be offered during the week of August 16 and during the school year.

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