As a leader in accessibility for all students, VSDB moves forward with innovative technology with the establishment of a 3-D printer lab. Funding for the project is provided through the Virginia Department of Education. In preparation for the 2019-2020 school year, teachers spent professional development days assembling and learning the operations of the 3-D printers that will be utilized to […]
VSDB is proud to announce that Julie Conner has been selected as the *2019 Outstanding Teacher for the Visually Impaired with Multiple Disabilities* by the national Principals of Schools for the Blind (POSB). For this award, candidates are nominated by principals from schools across the United States in various categories and a review committee then selects the candidate. VSDB is […]
Presenter: Kim Avila, PhD, COMS Tuesday, Aug. 13 and Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. This two-part webinar will provide participants with an overview of UEB technical concepts. Topics will include formatting, grade one indicator use, and transcription of basic to advanced mathematics. Resources for UEB technical material transcription will be shared. Participants should have a strong foundation […]
As one of two USDA grant recipients in Virginia, VSDB has added additional greenhouse space to CROPS, its farm and horticulture program. With the largest farm-to-school program in the Commonwealth, VSDB students enjoy both horticulture and agriculture work experiences as part of VSDB’s ACHIEVE workforce program as well as learning about the importance of a healthier lifestyle.
(WVIR) – It was a very special night for the Charlottesville High School class of 2019, especially for one graduate who beat all the odds. Raquel Monroe crossed the stage at John Paul Jones Arena on Thursday, June 6, to get her degree, and it’s a huge milestone for her and her family. “I just didn’t want to give up is […]
The Staunton News Leader published this story on VSDB’s Independent Living program, the only one of its kind in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is challenging and fosters independence in the students; the students say it’s fun, too. Read the story, originally published April 18, 2019.
Leaders Advancing Democracy (LEAD) Mongolia is a program that has driven remarkable change in Mongolia. LEAD fellows, the country’s most promising leaders, visit the U.S. as part of their leadership training and skills. Recently a group of LEAD fellows visited Staunton and the VSDB campus. Read all about it on the World Learning medium.com website.