The Virginia Council for Social Studies Educators held their 48th Annual Conference at the Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke November 1-2.

The following VGA  members made presentations:

Shannon Castelo, Chesterfield County Schools and Joseph Enedy, Virginia Geographic Alliance: “Moving the Geography of Place into World History and Geography to 1500 AD”

Mary L. Everhart, Hampton City Schools:  “Using Local Geographies in the Classroom and the Impact of Port Cities: Landscape, Transportation, and Global Trade” 

Dr. Ed Kinman, Longwood University, and Annie Evans, Charlottesville City Schools: “Chesapeake Field-scope: An Online GIS Integrating Disciplinary Perspectives”

Bob Morrill, Virginia Geographic Alliance: “Social Studies: On The Move?”

Judith Painter, Salem City Schools:  “Moving Along the Wireless Highway”

Shannon Castelo, Chesterfield County Schools: ”Purposeful Group Travel”

Also in seen in the halls:

  • Penny Anderson, Spotsylvania County Schools
  • Susie Geurin, Loudoun County Schools
  • Gequetta Laney, Wise County Schools
  • Martha Smith, Virginia Geographic Alliance
  • Gary Spencer, Wythe County Schools
  • Vonda Tabor, Rockingham County Schools
  • Ami Warner, Tazewell County Schools


Bob Morrill and Martha Smith at VGA table.                      Ami Warner and Gequetta Laney at dinner table.




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