VSBA Conference on Education
For Immediate Release
VSBA Conference on education brings together
RICHMOND, Va. - Over 400 Virginia school board members, educators, governing officials, attorneys, and legislators attended the Virginia School Boards Association’s (VSBA) 31st Annual Conference on Education, held recently at the Richmond Marriott Hotel. The purpose of the conference was to offer participants the opportunity to learn about successful educational practices occurring throughout the state.
Participants had the opportunity to attend their choice of more than 30 mini-workshops on topics such as personnel, career and technical education, curriculum and instruction, partnerships, school/community relations, school law, and STEM education. The presenters included educators from state and local levels, university and college professors, business representatives, and attorneys.
Harris-Muhammed also served as a local presenter, including retired Richmond Public Schools educator, Lola McDowell, who conducted a workshop titled, “It Sounds Kind of Academic and Boring but Not if You Put A Cat in Hat in Front of It.”
Virginia School Boards Association, a voluntary, nonpartisan organization of Virginia school boards, promotes excellence in public education through advocacy, training and services. The Association offers conferences, information, training, and counseling designed to meet the needs of the Commonwealth’s educational leaders.