WELCOME TO WELV

Established in 1998, Women Education Leaders in Virginia (WELV) is a not-for-profit organization, affiliated with the Curry School at the University of Virginia, that includes and supports women in all areas of education in Virginia.

Click on “About WELV” above to learn more about our organization.

 

GET INVOLVED

WOULD YOU LIKE TO SUPPORT WELV IN OUR EFFORTS AS WE SUPPORT YOU IN YOURS?

Annual Membership Dues Are Only $25

OR

CONTACT YOUR REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION

[Click Here for a List of School Divisions in Each Region]

Region 1:
Regina Turner
Staff Development Instructor, Henrico County Schools
Rfturner@henrico.k12.va.us

Region 2:
Lee-Ann O’Dell
Program Director, University of Virginia, School of Cont. & Professional Studies
lo4n@virginia.edu

Region 3:
Sheri Almond
Principal, Cople Elementary School, Westmoreland County Schools
almondsl@wmlcps.org

Region 4:
Jennifer Cavanaugh
Assistant Principal, Broad Run High School, Loudoun County Schools
jennifer.cavanaugh@loudoun.k12.va.us

Region 5:
Linda Reviea
Superintendent, Staunton City Schools
lreviea@staunton.k12.va.us

Region 6:
Brenda Blackburn
Superintendent, Montgomery County Schools
brendablackburn@mcps.org

Region 7:
Rebecca Harrison
Outreach/Lecturer University of Virginia, Southwest Center
rsh6w@virginia.edu

Region 8:
Merle Herndon
Superintendent, Halifax County Schools
mherndon@halifax.k12.va.us

 

 REGION I MEETS OCTOBER 18
SAVE THE DATE CARD


 

16TH ANNUAL WELV CONFERENCE


Call To Be Bold: Women Leading Change

16th Annual WELV Conference

Thursday, March 19  –  Friday, March 20, 2015


Holiday Inn, Charlottesville – University Area


Robbins WELVREV2Featuring a Keynote Address by the noted author and educational consultant Pam Robbins, this year’s conference will examine the challenges for women in leading change.

Over the two days of the conference, participants will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of issues of importance to them personally and to their professional communities through formal speeches, panel presentations, break-out sessions, and both social and professional networking activities.

The modest registration fee covers parking, breakfast and lunch each day, an evening reception on the first day, copies of all conference resource material–and membership in WELV through March 31, 2016.


_______________________________________


   CONFERENCE DETAILS & REGISTRATION    

______________________________________


   CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES   

 


DO NOT DELAY . . . SIGN UP TODAY!

REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 15 AND RECEIVE A DISCOUNT

 

 

6TH LYNCHBURG REGIONAL WELV FORUM

The Sixth Lynchburg Regional WELV Forum, held at Randolph College on October 18, 2014, brought together women education leaders from across Virginia to discuss and gain new insights into issues of importance to their lives and careers.

Jenn McClellanFocusing on its central theme, “Innovative Leadership for the 21st Century,” the half-day forum featured break-out sessions, a panel discussion on the urban classroom, and a Keynote Address by Jennifer McClellan, the Virginia House Delegate for the 71st District and the Vice-Chair of Outreach for the House Democratic Caucus.

We are already excited about the prospects for the Seventh Lynchburg Regional Forum, which is tentatively scheduled for mid-October next year.

BUSINESS
PARTNERSHIP
INITIATIVE

 

WELV is honored to have the support of American Fidelity Assurance Company as our first Business Partner. American Fidelity has more than 50 years of experience providing financial security solutions to the education community and is also an excellent resource for school systems in understanding the new healthcare laws.

?????????????

Our thanks to American Fidelity for supporting women leaders!

Learn more about the benefits of our Business Partnership Initiative

 

 WHAT’S UP AT WELV?

 

Check out our Fall Newsletter for the latest happenings at WELV.

The issue features a celebration of two of our founding members, information on our new Ambassadors Program, details on the Lynchburg Forum and Annual Conference, a shout-out to our first Business Partner . . . and lots more!

View the Newsletter Here