Gary Marx, Adam Saenz, Melvin Leland, Manny Scott, and Dave Burgess headline program at 2017 VASS Annual Spring Conference, May 7-9 at the Hotel Roanoke. Each speaker is exceptional in his quality of delivery and ability to motivate his audience. Several speakers outside the field of education will provide interesting insights as to how to deal with adversity in the workplace and how to strike a healthy balance between jobs and personal lives.
VASS has joined with Hunter Communications, led by former Fairfax Public Schools communications chief Barbara Hunter, to create "Communication Counselors on Call." This on-demand service, available to all VASS member divisions, gives superintendents up to two hours of free consultation on a broad range of communication challenges, including bond referendum campaigns, community engagement strategies, publications, Freedom of Information Act requests, crisis responses, speechwriting, and media relations. Click on the Headline for more information.
VASS offers its division members the opportunity to provide links to announcements of open professional employment opportunities in public education throughout the state. For current openings, view the links under "Job Postings" toward the bottom of the column to your left.
VASS worked with Strategic Value Media to create the guide, a web portal to a large network of vendors that supply goods and services to educators. The guide, which highlights companies that are VASS Business Members, is designed to help school division leaders make efficient and fully informed purchasing decisions. Click on the Headline for more information.