New program launches to recruit teachers to West Virginia
17 Feb 2023
The West Virginia Public Education Collaborative, in partnership with West Virginia University and the West Virginia Department of Education, is working to make West Virginia a destination for new teachers.
Amid a critical teacher shortage, a team of education experts from the three organizations is exploring a new approach to teacher recruitment and retention. Known as Teachers Ascend into West Virginia, this innovative program was inspired by elements of the popular Ascend West Virginia remote worker initiative and Teach for America.
Zylinium Research LLC, an Atlanta-based company creating robust battlefield communications technology, has announced its intention to relocate to Morgantown, West Virginia. The company develops its Spectrum Exchange technology as specialized communications tools to support engagement efforts as commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) radio frequency devices and protocols become more widely used. This...
Five Reasons to Love MasontownFeb 14 2023
Masontown is a 20-minute drive along the scenic Deckers Creek gorge, arguably the prettiest drive near town. Founded in 1856 by its first postmaster, William Mason, the town’s economic history was primarily in coal mining and agriculture. Today it’s a community of 500 with well-kept lawns, tidy parks, and plenty...
Mountain State Maple DaysFeb 12 2023
Celebrate all things syrup with the West Virginia Maple Syrup Producers Association (WVMSPA) during the Sixth annual Mountain State Maple Days. On Saturday, February 18, 2023, and Saturday, March 18, 2023, “sugarhouses” and businesses throughout Mountaineer Country, and all of West Virginia will be taking part in this annual celebration...