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Donna Holyman Peduto  

Serving WV Students K Through College | Comcast Newsmakers

Donna Hoylman Peduto, the Executive Director of the West Virginia Public Education Collaborative, talked with host Eric Minor about serving students K through College across the state, and how it is prepping them for the technology workforce.

Mathematics Book  

WVU begins new initiative to fix the state's math teacher shortage | WBOY-TV

With the help of a grant from the National Science Foundation, West Virginia University is forming a new initiative to remedy the shortage of math teachers in the state. This initiative is called the Mountaineer Mathematics Master Teachers. The funding is being used to bring together a group of stakeholders who will determine how to create a solution that's right for West Virginia.

Dr. Gay Stewart and Provost Joyce McConnell  

WVU to help build pipeline of West Virginia math educators | WV News

West Virginia University’s College of Education and Human Services and Center for Excellence in STEM Education are set to implement a project that will promote the support and development of mathematics teachers in West Virginia. The one-year project, “Mountaineer Mathematics Master Teachers: A Networked Improvement Community Building Capacity for Mathematics Teacher Leadership in West Virginia,” will be funded by a $75,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship program.

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West Virginia sees tourism boost | The Intelligencer Wheeling News-Register

West Virginia tourism officials reported on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 that recent initiatives implemented by the Tourism Office are showing good progress. Tourism Commissioner Chelsea Ruby said, “We are starting to turn the corner. We are seeing really positive metrics. Our hotel stays are up 10.7 percent. Our travel guide requests are up 36 percent. Our website page views are up 91 percent and our unique visitors are up 58 percent.”

Meshea Poore, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at WVU, was a panelist for the “State of the Girl” event  

WVU and Girl Scouts address areas of concern for state girls | WVU Today

Tackling four areas of concern for girls and young women in West Virginia—diversity/inclusion, health, STEM and education— West Virginia University and the Girl Scouts of the Black Diamond Council hosted “State of the Girl,” an event centered around the landmark study of the same name conducted by the Girl Scouts of the USA. The event aligned with the mission of West Virginia Forward, a collaborative initiative between WVU, Marshall University, and the West Virginia Department of Commerce.

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Moving West Virginia Forward | The Intelligencer Wheeling News-Register

Increasing salaries paid to public school teachers in West Virginia was a step toward improving the state’s economy. The action, taken earlier this year by legislators, should make it easier to attract and retain educators. But, as West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee pointed out last week, the process of gaining those pay raises sidetracked other important initiatives.

West Virginia Forward: WVU Academic Media Day  

State Leaders are working together to grow West Virginia's Economy | WBOY-TV

West Virginia Forward is a multi-level effort to advance the state's economic future. It is a collaboration among West Virginia University, the West Virginia Department of Commerce, and Marshall University. The goal is to develop opportunities to strengthen and diversify all regions of the state.

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