Do the lyrics from the Friends theme sometimes feel a little too true? “It hasn’t been your day, your week, your month, or even your year…” Let VATE give you a boost!  The VATE 2019 conference will be held October 11-13 at the Virginia Crossings Hotel and Conference Center in Glen Allen, VA. Our theme is Come Alive! Whether you are a longtime VATE member or a newcomer, come connect with other educators, share and gather new ideas, and have your passion revived for the new school year. We can’t wait to see you there!

2018 Annual Conference Recap

The VATE 2018 conference was held October 12-14 at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Roanoke, VA. The theme of the conference was   We Are The Change, reflecting both current realities the US educational system and our forward-looking stance as an advocacy organization that serves teachers across the state of Virginia. Highlights included keynote speakers Kylene Beers and Bob Probst and Saturday’s Books, Wine, and Chocolate event.