Do you enjoy being able to take your professional learning into your own hands from the comfort of your home? Have you had a situation where you needed to learn a new skill quickly so that you could address a problem the very next day? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then the new VEA Learning Portal is your answer! With over 60+ courses available, the VEA Learning Portal is full of exciting opportunities for you to take charge of your own professional learning.
Through VEA VirtualEd, you can earn micro-credentials in subjects and skills of your choosing—the ones most helpful to you and your students. Micro-credentials are a competency-based digital form of certification and they’re quickly creating a new wave in the PD world. The process is entirely self-driven, starting with identifying an area in which you’d like to know more. Then, choose from among the micro-credentials available through VEA VirtualEd and complete the requirements, which are generally job-embedded and include classroom-based activities.
According to the Economic Policy Institute, teachers in Virginia earn 32.7% less in weekly wages than other (non-teacher) college-educated workers. Virginia’s teacher wage penalty is the worst in the nation.Take Action Now