West Virginia Adult Education Association, Inc.
The West Virginia Adult Education Association (WVAEA), Inc. supports the development of life-long learning in West Virginia by unifying interested individuals and groups; encouraging participation in local, state, and national conferences; and taking an advocacy role in adult education legislation. Membership is open to all institutions, businesses, organizations, students, and individuals interested in the field of adult education and literacy.
Awards are presented annually to the Adult Education Student of the Year, Adult Educator of the Year, Adult Program of the Year, SPOKES Adult Student of the Year, SPOKES Program of the Year, ESOL Student of the Year, LPN Student of the Year, and Adult Education Collaborative Partner of the Year. Beginning with FY21, award nominations are open July 1-June 1 so that nominations may be made throughout the year. Click here for award nomination forms.
WVAEA, Inc. sponsors the annual West Virginia Adult Education Association, Inc. fall conference to provide professional development opportunities for adult educators and their partners. WVAEA, Inc. also sponsors other training opportunities for adult educators throughout the state for non-degree, graduate credit.
WVAEA, Inc. Grants
A variety of grants are available for individuals who are current, active members of WVAEA, Inc. Visit the grants page on this website for information on available grants, as well as the guidelines and eligibility requirements for each grant.
The West Virginia Adult Education Association, Inc. provides leadership to the development of adult education in West Virginia. It serves the following functions:
* Improves the quality of education for students
* Unifies individuals and groups concerned with adult education
* Publicizes recent knowledge as well as new techniques and methods that facilitate adult
* Promotes professional growth through appropriate workshops, meetings, and local, state,
or national conferences
Membership is open to all institutions, businesses, organizations, students, and individuals interested in the field of adult education and literacy.