The Education Alliance in collaboration with Governor Earl Ray Tomblin hosted the second annual West Virginia Education Summit on Monday, October 20, 2014. Business, community, education and legislative leaders were part of this innovative discussion on how we can work together to achieve excellence in education in West Virginia. Click here to read summit highlights. 


Event Details:

Monday, October 20, 2014

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Embassy Suites Charleston

Charleston, West Virginia

Morning Video

Afternoon Video


Power Point


2013 Summit Highlights



Keynote Speakers


Tom Vander Ark
Author and CEO of Getting Smart


Next generation learning is blended, personalized and competency-based.  Students show what they know and  progress as they demonstrate mastery.  Mr. Vander Ark will discuss how new tools and school models are boosting achievement and improving conditions and career options for teachers in his presentation: Show What You Know: Personalized Learning in WV        



Dr. Michael Martirano
Incoming West Virginia State Superintendent of Schools


Dr. Martirano will provide remarks regarding galvanizing the state around student achievement and having one voice, one mission, and one focus to improve academic achievement for all students.


Lead Sponsor





2015 sponsorship opportunities available, for more information contact Lisa Ketchum 304-342-7850.