Nominations for Mary Peake Award

The Virginia Department of Education is currently accepting nominations for The Mary Peake Award for Excellence in Education Equity! This statewide award will recognize individuals and organizations making significant contributions to the advancement of educational equity. Please consider nominating an educator, policy maker, school leader, or stakeholder group whose service and leadership is impacting equity outcomes in the … Read more

Stories of Service: Shay Wilson

The Corps Network has named Virginia AmeriCorps member Shanique (Shay) Wilson of the Virginia Service and Conservation Corps as one of the 2017 Corps Members of the Year! Shay is one of five members selected from more than 100 organizations representing 23,000 members. She joined AmeriCorps looking for a change of pace from her job … Read more

Virginia Leader in National Service

The National 2016 State Leadership Award from Voices for National Service was awarded to Governor and First Lady McAuliffe in recognition of their leadership roles in promoting national service. Governor McAuliffe was an integral part of the Commonwealth becoming the first state recognized as an Employer of National Service and for sponsoring the Governor’s Higher … Read more