On Wednesday, July 22nd Governor Ralph Northam will be signing Senate Bill 578 / House Bill 1012 into law. The bill unifies the Commonwealth’s early childhood programs under the VA Department of Education and charges the State Board of Education with developing a uniform early childhood quality rating and improvement system.
Immediately following the ceremonial signing (which will be broadcast live @ 10 am) The Hunt Institute will be hosting a special conversation on The Future of Early Learning in Virginia . Join this very special virtual event – July 22 @ 11:15.
Virginia Out-of-School Time Town Hall : Tuesday, July 21st @ 1:00, with Dr. James Lane, Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Virginia Department of Education, looking towards the operation of out-of-school time programs in the fall. Register HERE .
New update for schools reopening in the Fall from VDOE
Voices for Virginia’s Children Facebook live town hall meeting with First Lady Northam and other experts on “Parenting in a Pandemic”, July 9, 9-10:00 a.m.