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WVPEC Inducted into June Harless Hall of Fame

The WVPEC has been inducted to the 18th annual June Harless Hall of Fame for its statewide education efforts, particularly around literacy and STEAM education. 

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Sparking Early Literacy Growth

The WVPEC and its partners are helping West Virginia's youngest learners read, write and communicate more effectively while improving the Mountain State's literacy scores by the end of the third grade.

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Events and Initiatives

Focus Forward meeting

Focus Forward

Preparing today for the West Virginia of tomorrow by examining how emerging issues will impact education, the economy and our workforce.

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West Virginia University panel at the 2018 Legislators’ Forum.

Legislators’ Forum

Convening legislative leaders with experts in education and business to advance West Virginia’s public education system.

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K-12 Speakers Bureau

Connecting West Virginia students with experts in the workforce to inspire the next generation of talent.

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Sparking Early Literacy Growth

Embracing the challenge to improve West Virginia’s literacy levels by the end of third grade.

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Through collaboration and innovative approaches, the WVPEC is creating a pipeline from PreK-12 students to higher education to businesses and jobs. By intersecting education and economic development, the WVPEC helps build a stronger, more diverse workforce that will drive West Virginia’s economy for generations to come.

Member Partners

Alliance for Excellent Education
Appalachia Regional Comprehensive Center
         The Education Alliance 
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Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation


Forge Business solutions
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   Pierpont Community and Technical College Logo
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Shepherd University logo
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