Capstone English Academy
Funded by the Virginia Department of Education, 2011-2012
The Capstone English Academy is funded by the Virginia Department of Education as a part of the College and Career Readiness Initiative. The funding provides for a Capstone English Senior Seminar to be piloted in two schools and for 50 Commonwealth teachers to participate in an Academy to be held two days in August with the follow up professionall development during the 2011-2012 school year. Fifty teachers from seven regions in Virginia (34 school divisions and one private school) were selected to participate.
The project is being led by Dr. Jan Rozzelle of the College of William and Mary and Dr. Gay Ivey of James Madison University. Dr. Anne Charity Hudley, Dr. Jennifer Hindman, Sara Brandt, Katie Ford, and Denise Fehrenbach serve on the lead project planning team.