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North Garden, VA 22959
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Upcoming Events-

 
March
Help your PreK and Kindergarten students learn to control their behaviors and emotions. 

April
Attend Go Beyond the Content with Scott Habeeb and learn to build inspirational culture in your classroom. 

June
Love Rick Wormeli? So do we! Bring your team to 
Fair Isn't Always Equal!

An education isn't how much you've committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't. 
-Anatole France

March 2014 Newsletter
Your VASCD newsletter is now a 
monthly publication which will arrive in your inbox as a member benefit during the first week of each month. Each issue will contain a feature article, an update of interest to Virginia educators, and a calendar of upcoming events. 
Enjoy! Your feedback is welcome.
Feature article
Young Children's Self-Regulation 
in the Classroom
  by Amanda Williford
Dr. Williford is Assistant Research Professor at CASTL, the University of Virginia's Center for the Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning. She is the presenter for VASCD's March workshops on self-regulation in PreK and Kindergarten classrooms.

 

During the formative early childhood years, students develop self-regulation skills that play a vital role in preparing children for academic and social success later in life.  These critical skills include one's own ability to focus attention, manage emotions, and control behaviors to cope effectively with environmental demands.  Read more...

Happening Now
Va. General Assembly Moves to "Reduce and Improve" SOL Tests
House Bill 930 (read the bill here) has passed the full House of Delegates as well as the Senate's Education and Health Committee. VASCD has advocated for this bill, and hopes for approval by the full Senate and the Governor's signature soon. Read more...
VASCD BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTIONS
 Elections will take place in late March for Regional Representatives from regions 1, 3, 5, and 7. Nominations are being accepted through March 21. 

If you would like to nominate yourself or a colleague, please contact Laurie McCullough at vascded@gmail.com 
or 434-465-0221 for information. 
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