NREA Weekly Update: September 8, 2023

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From the Field: Rural Center Spotlight
At the Virginia Tech Center for Rural Education, we believe in rural. We believe learning is more powerful when connected with the local community and students’ sense of place. We believe a transdisciplinary approach to address educational, societal, technological, economic, health, and environmental challenges can advance educational equity in rural communities.
, Director of the Virginia Tech Center for Rural Education, is a professor of rural education and adolescent literacy in the School of Education. She is the principal investigator for multiple rural education grants, including the  and . A product of rural schools herself, Dr. Azano grew up in beautiful Luray, Virginia, in the Shenandoah Valley and taught high school English and creative writing before pursuing her doctorate in education from the University of Virginia.
Upcoming Events & Opportunities:
USDA Child Nutrition Updates for Education Stakeholders
Please join the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) and education partners, AASA, the School Superintendents Association, Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO), National Association of Elementary School Principals, National Education Association (NEA), and National Rural Education Association (NREA), for a webinar to hear updates on these new options and learn how the education community can support successful implementation to better meet the nutritional needs of children during the summer months so they are ready to learn when school starts in the fall. Attendees will also learn about the latest news regarding USDA’s proposals to update school meal standards and the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP).
Sep 15, 2023, 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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National Forum to Advance Rural Education
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We are seeking partnerships with sponsors who share our vision and commitment. Together, with your investment, we will be able to offer rural educators a dynamic and impactful professional learning and networking experience.
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