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Special Conference Event [clear filter]
Friday, October 12
 

12:00pm EDT

General Opening Session and Luncheon: We Are the Change: And ONLY We Together Focused Together On Our Students, Our Craft, Our Profession Will We Foment the Future. Let’s Get Busy!
Join us for our conference kick-off session which includes lunch and empowering words from our National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) President.

Speakers
avatar for Jocelyn Chadwick

Jocelyn Chadwick

Occ Lecturer, Seminar;President, Harvard Grad Sch Education/NCTE


Friday October 12, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Turin Grand Ballroom 2801 Hershberger Road, Roanoke, VA 24017

6:30pm EDT

Dinner with a Board Member
Decompress and enjoy time with your fellow Virginia English teachers. Sign up to have dinner at one of various local restaurants when you check in at registration. VATE wants to get to know you better! (cost of meal to be paid by attendee; varies by restaurant)

Friday October 12, 2018 6:30pm - 8:00pm EDT
Various Locations
 
Saturday, October 13
 

9:00am EDT

ACT now: Important Points for Creating Engaged and Critical Readers
Join Kylene and Bob as they share their insights and strategies into how we help all kids, but especially those who struggle, become readers.

Speakers
KB

Kylene Beers

Kylene Beers, Ed.D., is a former middle school teacher who has turned her commitment to adolescent literacy and struggling readers into the major focus of her research, writing, speaking, and teaching. She is author of the best-selling When Kids Can’t Read/What Teachers Can D... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am EDT
Salon D 2801 Hershberger Road, Roanoke, VA 24017

10:30am EDT

General Session: Best Practices for Teachers (Higher Ed)
Come join us to share best practices and ask questions on such hot topics as Socratic Seminars, Collaborative Teaching with SPED, Picture Books in the English Classroom, Assessing Writing, and many more. College teachers will be hosted by NCTE President Jocelyn Chadwick and K-12 will be hosted by National Board Certified Teacher Cheryl Golden and special host facilitators.  

Speakers
avatar for Jocelyn Chadwick

Jocelyn Chadwick

Occ Lecturer, Seminar;President, Harvard Grad Sch Education/NCTE


Saturday October 13, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT
Salon 3 & 4 2801 Hershberger Road, Roanoke, VA 24017

10:30am EDT

General Session: Best Practices for Teachers (K-12)
Come join us to share best practices and ask questions on such hot topics as Socratic Seminars, Collaborative Teaching with SPED, Picture Books in the English Classroom, Assessing Writing, and many more. College teachers will be hosted by NCTE President Jocelyn Chadwick and K-12 will be hosted by National Board Certified Teacher Cheryl Golden and special host facilitators.  

Speakers
avatar for Jocelyn Chadwick

Jocelyn Chadwick

Occ Lecturer, Seminar;President, Harvard Grad Sch Education/NCTE


Saturday October 13, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT
Salon D 2801 Hershberger Road, Roanoke, VA 24017

12:00pm EDT

VATE Awards and Luncheon
Join VATE for lunch as we honor our award winners and those who have dedicated their time to our organization.

Saturday October 13, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
Turin Grand Ballroom 2801 Hershberger Road, Roanoke, VA 24017

7:30pm EDT

Wine, Books, and Chocolate Event
Saturday October 13, 2018 7:30pm - 9:00pm EDT
Botany Ballroom 2801 Hershberger Road, Roanoke, VA 24017