This project is a partnership between the American Public University System and the state of West Virginia. Our goal is to provide students with sound math concepts to reinforce and augment classroom instruction using a video medium. Subjects covered include Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Contemporary Math, Statistics and Chemistry. High speed Internet access and the latest flash software is recommended.
This website provides detailed information about everything a West Virginian needs to know about preparing, applying and paying for college. To learn more about financial aid, please visit the "Paying for College" section of this website.
The e-Learning for Educators initiative will help bridge the barriers of time, distance, and inequities for all West Virginia teachers by providing access to web-based professional development opportunities.
Parents who support and extend their children's learning contribute to their children's successes both in school and in life. Learn more about how the family literacy program can assist your family.
West Virginia’s Financial Aid Information and Resources, WV-FAIR, is an initiative geared to supplement current efforts aimed at increasing our state’s college-going rate. Visit this website to learn more about the initiative as well as access additional resources available in the state to plan and pay for higher education.
The Governor's Internship Program offers high-achieving college students the opportunity to step beyond the classroom into the world of experiential learning by participating in coordinated internships in private businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. Students gain knowledge of the real world work environment, learn valuable communication and leadership skills, obtain experience and gain references for the future. Students may also use the internship experience to evaluate current and future career choices.
The Kids First Screening Initiative unites parents, health professionals and teachers to give West Virginia’s children the positive start in life they deserve. By working together, we can help ensure that every child receives the best possible chance to be healthy and ready to learn.
The Commission was awarded in the summer of 2006 a grant for Project FLOW Future Leaders of Watersheds (FLOW) by Learn and Serve America. The three year project funds youth led watershed service-learning activities in community based organizations. The project aims to have youth and other volunteers understand their place in the watershed and how their actions impact water.
West Virginia PROMISE (Providing Real Opportunities for Maximizing In-state Student Excellence) is a merit-based scholarship program designed to keep qualified students in West Virginia by making college affordable.
The SMART529 family of college savings plans provide an attractive program for college savings that will help families prepare financially for the costs of attending college. This website contains detailed information regarding the savings plan to help educate families and manage your savings account online.
West Virginia is one of the first states in the nation to receive full approval for its plan to reach the goals set forth by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). This accountability plan sets into place the methods by which the state will measure Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), a cornerstone of NCLB. Learn more about this initiative here.