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May 02

Governor McDonnell Announces Teacher’s Cabinet

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell announced on May 1 his Executive Order No. 63 which establishes the Governor’s Teacher Cabinet. The cabinet will be comprised of teachers from across the Commonwealth and will focus on strategies for enhancing teacher quality, leadership and professionalism for the 21st Century learning.

According to Governor McDonnell, the purpose of the Teacher’s Cabinet will be to “recommend short term action¬†and long term strategy to improve teaching and continue to recognize this distinguished profession.”

The list of the responsibilities of the Governor’s Teacher Cabinet and the process for teachers to apply may be accessed at:

 http://www.doe.virginia.gov/news/news_releases/2013/may01_gov.shtml