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Attend VATE’s First Ever Edcamp

VATE would like to create opportunities for teachers to come together in a meaningful way and discuss education outside of our fall conference. We are going to employ the EdCamp model to facilitate these discussions and meetings. Please go to to learn more about the model. Stay tuned on this page, our Twitter account, and our Facebook page for upcoming EdCamps.  To sign up for VATE’s Edcamp, go to our online registration page.   Download the EdCamp! flyer  … Read entire article »

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Join VATE in a Leadership Role, Join the Board!

Get Involved! Consider Applying for a Position on the VATE Board!   Are you looking for a way to get more involved?  Do you have leadership skills to share, and a dedication to teaching and learning English/Language arts on the elementary, middle, high school, or college level?  Your professional association, VATE, has a variety of leadership opportunities currently available, check out the details and put your enthusiasm and skills to work.  We are currently seeking candidates for the positions of  Elementary Member at Large, Affiliate Chair (multiple opportunities), Public Relations / Social Media Chair & Sub-Committee Member, and Writing Project Liaison.  Click on the link to learn more about volunteering to serve in these and other capacities.   Vice President Do you want to shape the future of VATE? Do you have an idea … Read entire article »

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Board Meeting Schedule

The following schedule has been set for VATE Board meetings.  All meetings are scheduled for 10pm – 12pm, unless otherwise noted. Board meeting minutes are posted below the meeting dates. January 24 (location TBA – Stafford possible) In the event of inclement weather, the meeting will take place online (VSee) March 14 (following the Literacy Explosion), Longwood May (Board Retreat) August (Date TBD – Richmond / Conference site) October 18 (During the VATE Conference), Richmond, VA   If you are a member, interested in attending a meeting, please contact our President. Board Meeting Minutes   … Read entire article »

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