The annual, week-long outreach event will offer 17 virtual sessions to be held Jan. 24-28, featuring live presentations from NASA scientists, including Virgin Islander Simmione Fullwood.
The Coral Bay Community Council is collecting the stories of two schoolhouses: the East End School and the original schoolhouse at the Guy Benjamin School and documenting their important roles in the culture and education from 1870 to about 1970.
The VIBE program offers territorial scholarship fund loan/grants, special legislative grants and in-service training grants to bona fide residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands at the time of an application, whether high school, vocational or college students.
This scholarship program will award $1,000 per 10 students, five boys and five girls, who must be graduating this year from a high school in the territory.
During a gift presentation to McGregor on Dec. 23, Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin thanked the veteran educator for his years of service to the children and families of St. Croix.
St. Croix District Insular Superintendent of Schools Carlos McGregor will retire on Dec. 31, concluding 33 years of service at the Virgin Islands Department of Education.
Hundreds of students visited with NASA virtually to learn about NASA’s mission and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) literacy.
"The members of Congress were able to have frank discussions with VIDE staff to discuss the needs and challenges they have faced as it relates to rebuilding process and the learning loss and other major challenges..."
“The EAA bargaining unit consists of principals, assistant principals and other administrators within the Department of Education,” said Joss Springette, chief negotiator.
KIDS COUNT is seen as a vital means of providing critical data about child well-being for many federal, state and local government agencies.
During Tuesday's Education and Workforce Development hearing, committee members had concerns over the readiness of U.S. Virgin Islands public schools when they were told the V.I. Department of Education is aiming to reopen on Jan. 10, 2022.
Showers of rain did not stop the members of My Brother's Workshop from breaking ground in Donoe Friday, where the non-profit organization plans to construct a campus.
Smith, who is interested in entrepreneurship, cybersecurity and app development, competed in HackFest to “test if I can create a realistic innovative solution to improve the quality of life of the elderly.”
“The Caribbean Writer” is pleased to announce the prize winners for Volume 35 which is themed: “Diasporic Rhythms: Interrogating the Past Imagining a Future.”
The St. Croix Career and Technical Education Center Aviation Academy is preparing the next generation of aviators. Carlos Alexander, a senior at the St. Croix Educational Complex High School, and Cylius Gordon, a senior at the St. Croix Central High School, have been enrolled in the academy for the last three and four years, respectively, and recently completed their first solo flights—an important step toward earning their private pilot’s license.
The University of the Virgin Islands, in partnership with USVI educators, announces the release of the USVI Marine Debris Curriculum.