Press Releases & Advisories

 
 
2014    
     
9/25/14   Statewide Science Assessment Results Released
     
9/23/14   Agency Selects Provider for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
     
9/22/14   Media Advisory: Statewide Science Assessment Results to be Released
     
8/12/14   Media Advisory: State Board of Education Monthly Meeting
     
7/17/14   Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Prevention Advisory Council to hold meeting on July 21
     
7/2/14   Sixty-five School Teams Gather in Killington to Collaborate
     
7/1/14   VSBPE Releases a Tool for Educators and the Public
     
6/26/14   Personalized Learning Plans for Vermont Students
     
6/26/14   Peter Ackermann Named 2014 Vermont Custodian of the Year
     
6/24/14   Four Vermont High Schools Awarded Public Outreach Grant
     
6/18/14   Norwich Educator John Minelli Receives International Award for 'Making IT Happen' in Education Technology
     
6/5/14   Gov. Shumlin appoints Dylan McAllistser to student seat on the Vermont Board of Education
     
6/3/14   55 New England Colleges and Universities Support Stronger Student Preparation
     
5/27/14   VCSEA Honors Two Local Educators and Riverside Middle School
     
5/26/14   VSA Names 2014 Vermont Superintendent of the Year
     
5/6/14   Vermont Celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Week!
     
4/21/14  

VPA Announces 2015 Vermont Principals of the Year

     
4/21/14   Vermont Special Education Advisory Council Meeting April 30
     
4/21/14   Educators Participate in Communications Seminar to Support New Legislation
     
3/28/14   Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Prevention Advisory Council to hold meeting on March 31
     
3/26/14   State Board of Education Supports Legislation Expanding Prekindergarten - Grade 12 School Districts 
     
3/21/14   Re-licensure Processes to Reinforce Site-Based Professional Development
     
3/20/14   Liam Lustberg Wins Statewide Spelling Bee
     
3/18/14   Vermont's Top Spellers Compete In Statewide Spelling Bee
     
3/18/14   Four Schools Selected to Represent Vermont at Regional Conference on Educational Innovation
     
3/12/14   Agency Announces Statewide Professional Learning Network
     
3/10/14   Two Vermont Mathematics Educators Honored by President Obama
     
3/7/14   Nominations Sought for the 2015 Vermont Teacher of the Year
     
2/7/14   Vermont Announces Green Ribbon School Nominees
     
2/6/14   Final NECAP Results for English Language Arts & Mathematics Released
     
2/4/14   Agency to Release NECAP Results for ELA & Mathematics
     
1/29/14   Gov. Shumlin, Sec. Holcombe Announce Launch of Personalized Learning Plan Website
     
1/15/14  

CCSSO Announces Four Finalists for 2014 National Teacher of the Year Award

     
1/13/14  

PLP Working Group Meeting Notice and Tentative Agenda (January 15, 2013)

     
1/10/14  

Milken Family Foundation Surprises Barre Teacher with $25,000 Milken Educator Award

     
1/3/14  

Mobius to Celebrate National Mentoring Month 2014 with Gathering at the Statehouse

     
     
2013    
     
12/20/13   Vermont Nominates Four High School Seniors to the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program
     
12/16/13   Secretary Vilaseca to Announce Vermont's Nominees to the 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars Programs
     
12/13/13   PLP Working Group Meeting (December 17, 2013) Notice and Tentative Agenda
     
12/6/13   Vermont Schools Gearing up for the Hour of Code
     
12/2/13   Harwood, Lake Region, Otter Valley and Twinfield Union Schools Inducted into the League of Innovative Schools
     
11/25/13   Vermont's Reading and Mathematics Test Scores among the Best in the Nation on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
     
11/19/13   Governor's Statewide School Safety Training Conference Nov. 20 at the Sheraton Conference Center, Burlington
     
11/15/13   Vermont Selected to Participate in STEM Equity Pipeline
     
11/08/13   Children Encouraged to Participate in National School Lunch, Breakfast, and After-School Snack Programs
     
11/04/13   Fresh from Vermont: New Cookbook Offers Healthy School Meals Children Love
     
10/21/13   Bridges to Partnership: Youth and Adults Learning new Skills to Redesign Schools Conference
     
10/15/13   Northfield Middle High School Teacher Named 2014 Vermont Teacher of the Year
     
10/4/13   2014 Vermont Teacher of the Year Finalists Named
     
9/30/13   Vermont Begins Second Annual Search for Green Ribbon Schools
     
9/26/13   Vermont Schools Selected for Field-Testing of New State Assessments
     
9/25/13   Statewide Science Assessment Results Released
     
9/20/13   Concussion Task Force will be meeting on September 26, 2013
     
9/20/13   State Board of Education to Host Public Hearings on Education Quality Standards
     
9/19/13   Gov. Shumlin Appoints Rebecca Holcombe Secretary of Education
     
9/19/13   Independent/Public School Study Committee will be meeting on September 23, 2013
     
9/12/13   Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Prevention Advisory Council to hold meeting on September 16th
     
9/5/13   Meeting Notice: PLP Working Group
     
9/4/13   Vermont One of Five States Selected for National Education Initiative
     
9/3/13   Vermont Becomes the First State to Offer Free Breakfast and Lunch to All Low-Income Students
     
8/21/13   Independent/Public School Study Committee to hold meeting
     
8/9/13   School-Based Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Study Committee to hold meeting
     
8/6/13   Agency Releases Accountability Determinations for Schools
     
8/5/13   New NASDCTEc Officers (President - John Fischer, Vermont Agency of Education) Take Lead as CTE Gains Increasing Visibility Across the Nation
     
8/5/13   AOE and AHS Meet to Discuss School-based Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
     
7/19/13   Vermont Receives High Marks on Special Education Determination
     
7/19/13   Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Prevention Advisory Council to hold meeting on July 25th
     
7/16/13   Elementary Endorsement Revision Focus Group for March 17-18, 2013
     
7/9/13  

Personal Learning Plan (PLP) Working Group Meeting Notice for July 11, 2013

     
7/9/13   Gov. Shumlin, VT Community Preschool Collaborative announce Pre-K funding program
     
6/26/13   Vermont Adopts the Next Generation Science Standards
     
6/25/13   The Importance of More Time for Learning: Vermont's Afterschool & Summertime Programs
     
6/17/13   Warren Elementary School Custodian Honored - 2013 Vermont Custodian of the Year Named
     
6/10/13   Kurn Hattin receives USDA's HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) Bronze Level of Distinction
     
5/28/13   Three Organizations Launch The Glossary of Education Reform for Journalists
     
5/7/13   Vermont Participates in National Physical Education & Sport Week
     
5/6/13   Teacher Appreciation Week: May 6-10, 2013
     
5/1/13   Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Prevention Advisory Council Meeting Notice for May 6, 2013
     
4/30/13   CVU and Mt. Abe inducted into the League of Innovative Schools
     
4/29/13   Education Quality Standards (EQS) Commission Meeting Notice for May 1, 2013
     
4/22/13   Three Vermont Schools Honored in Second Cohort of National Green Ribbon Schools
     
4/22/13   WA Teacher Named 2013 National Teacher of the Year
     
4/22/13   Community Dinner at Brattleboro Union High School
     
4/1/13   Education Quality Standards (EQS) Commission Meeting Notice for April 3, 2013
     
3/18/13   Three Schools Selected to Represent Vermont at Regional Conference on High School Innovation
     
3/14/13
 

Ronan Howlett of Middlebury Union Middle School Wins Statewide Spelling Bee

     
3/12/13   ADVISORY: Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Prevention Advisory Council to hold fourth meeting
     
3/11/13
 

Vermont Announces Green Ribbon Schools Nominees

     
3/11/13
 

Vermont's Top Spellers Compete in Statewide Spelling Bee

     
3/11/13   Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Prevention Advisory Council Meeting Notice for March 13, 2013
     
3/8/13
 

Media Advisory:Community Dinners on High School Innovation

     
2/12/13
 

Media Advisory:Community Dinners on High School Innovation

     
2/6/13
 

Statewide Assessment Results Released: Writing Scores Improve

     
2/4/13   Education Quality Standards (EQS) Commission Meeting Notice for February 6, 2013
     
2/1/13
 

Summer Food Service Program Availability of Funds

     
1/17/13
 

Vermont Joins Alternate Assessment System Consortium

     
1/15/13   Education Quality Standards (EQS) Commission Meeting Notice for January 17, 2013
     
1/3/13
 

Gov. Shumlin Outlines Administration Changes

     
 
2012
 
12/26/12
 

Vermont Students Receive High Marks - First Ever National Vocabulary Report

     
12/12/12
 

Five Vermont High Schools Placed on the College Board's 3rd Annual APĀ® Honor Roll

     
12/4/12
 

Montgomery & Poultney Elementary Schools Receive Title I Reward Grants

     
11/13/12
 

Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School Teacher Named 2013 Teacher of the Year

     
11/2/12
 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Vermont Special Education Report Shows Positive Growth

     
10/31/12
 

Vermont Shares National Council's Definition of Career Readiness

     
10/24/12
 

Sample Assessment Items Released for Public Review & Comment

     
10/23/12
 

State Board of Education Convenes Education Quality Standards Commission

     
10/22/12
 

Commissioner appoints three students to Harassment, Hazing and Bullying Prevention Advisory Council

     
10/19/12
 

New Nutrition Standards Create Opportunities in Vermont

     
10/16/12
 

Presidential Proclamation - National School Lunch Week!

     
10/15/12
 

Champlain Elementary School Teacher Receives $25,000 National Milken Educator Award

     
10/12/12   ADVISORY: Council to hold second meeting
     
9/28/12
 

Statewide Science Assessment Results Released

     
9/18/12
 

Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators (VSBPE) Appoints Steven John as Chair

     
9/24/12
 

Vermont Special Education Advisory Council to Hold First Meeting of the 2012-2013 School Year

     
9/17/12
 

Department Begins Search for Green Ribbon Schools

     
9/4/12
 

Mount Anthony Union High School student appointed to Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Prevention Advisory Council

     
8/28/12
 

Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Prevention Advisory Council to Hold First Meeting

     
8/15/12
 

Making Food Fun for Kids while Gearing Up for School Lunch Program Changes

     
8/6/12
 

Department Releases Accountability Determinations for Schools

     
8/1/12
 

Commissioner Convenes Harassment, Hazing, and Bullying Prevention Advisory Council

     
7/24/12
 

ADVISORY: Special Education Working Group Meeting Open to Public

     
6/28/12
 

Vermont Becomes 17th State to Join Partnership for 21st Century Skills

     
6/27/12
 

Burlington Schools are the first in Vermont to be certified by USDA's Healthier US School Challenge

     
6/25/12
 

Schools Teams Learn to Cook Meals that Follow New Federal Dietary Guidelines

     
6/19/12
 

Gov. Shumlin, Commissioner Vilaseca announce $5 million federal grant for education

     
5/30/12
 

National Education Leaders Release Shared Vision for the Next Generation of Teaching During the 2012 Labor Management Conference

     
5/17/12
 

Vermont School Custodian of the Year Announced

     
5/10/12
 

Vermont Eighth-Grade Students Above National Average in Science

     
5/9/12
 

GED Testing to be Offered on Computers in Vermont

     
5/8/12
 

Education Initiative Seeks Vermont Business Leaders to Participate in Focus Group on Public High Schools

     
5/7/12
 

Two Vermont Youth Honored for Volunteerism

     
4/18/12
 

John Fischer Named Deputy Commissioner

     
4/16/12
 

Vermont Students Participate in International Robotics Competition

     
4/5/12
 

Schools Awarded Heart Rate Monitors for Physical Education

     
4/3/12
 

Vermont Schools Present at the New England Secondary School Consortium Conference

     
3/20/12
 

Vermont State Board Member Chosen to Serve on National Panel to Make Policy Recommendations on Federal Education Legislation

     
3/20/12
 

State Board of Education Elects Officers, Welcomes New Member

     
3/20/12
 

Summer Food Service Program Announces Eligibility Guidelines

     
3/19/12
 

Three Schools Selected to Represent Vermont at Regional Conference on High School Innovation

     
3/15/12
 

Ronan Howlett of Middlebury Wins Statewide Spelling Bee

     
3/13/12
 

New Members Inducted into the League of Innovative Schools

     
3/9/12
 

ADVISORY: Vermont's Top Spellers Compete in Statewide Spelling Bee

     
3/9/12
 

New England Schools Target of Suspicious Packages; Vermont Schools Alerted

     
3/7/12
 

Gov. Shumlin, Commissioner Vilaseca Call for Mandatory Geometry and Algebra I

     
2/24/12
  Vermont AP Exam Results Released for Class of 2011
     
2/23/12
 

Winooski and Burlington School Districts Receives $3.7 Million Grant From Nellie Mae Education Foundation to Implement New Approach to Education

     
2/23/12
 

Prudential Spirit of Communtiy Awards

     
2/7/12
 

Press Release: Statewide Assessment Results Released

     
2/2/12
 

Advisory: Statewide Assessment Results to be Released

     
1/27/12
 

John Fischer Named Interim Deputy Commissioner of Vermont Agency of Education

     
1/20/12
  Fayneese Miller, Sean-Marie Oller Chosen to Serve on National Task Force On the Role of Technology in Schools and Communities
     
1/4/12
 

Two Public Hearings to Seek Input on the Evaluation of Vermont's Education Finance System Draft Report

     
1/4/12
 

Vermont Deputy Commissioner Rae Ann Knopf Named Executive Director of Connecticut Council for Education Reform

Questions?

Jill Remick, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, at jill.remick@state.vt.us or (802) 479-1177

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