advocacy

Join us in March for #WVELA19!

By Jessica Salfia We are gearing up for WVELA19 and we couldn’t be more excited! Let’s be honest, the last few months—heck, the last few years–as a West Virginia teacher have been trying. We’ve listened to our elected officials falsely claim our schools are failing. We’ve spent the last few Read more…

By Jessica Salfia, ago
advocacy

Write to Fight

As NCTE’s National Day on Writing approaches, I’ve been reflecting on writing, its power, its many forms. But also, on how my own writing has changed and why teaching writing is more important now than ever. Many of us write to make sense of the world. And that’s our goal Read more…

By Jessica Salfia, ago
Blog

Looking Ahead: WVCTE 2018-2019

by: Jessica Salfia, WVCTE President Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year! Welcome back RETURNING WVCTE Members! And a special welcome to our NEW WVCTE members!   Classes around the state (and the country) are finally back in session… And we at WVCTE are gearing up for what looks to be Read more…

By Jessica Salfia, ago