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Workshops on Demand

VEA offers more than 50 workshops we can bring to your local Association or school division. Pick a topic below and start exploring! Once you find what you need, submit the workshop request form found at right. Questions? Call 1-800-552-9554 or email


What We Offer

Instructional Practices

  • Bullying/Sexual Harassment Prevention & Intervention Series 
  • Classroom Management Series: Effective Classroom Management, Dealing with Difficult Behaviors, and Communicating with Parents
  • Giving Better Power Point Presentations
  • iTeach: Integrating Technology into the Classroom
  • It’s Not Just Good Teaching: Cultural Competence for Educators
  • MODEL Teacher
  • Time Management

Leadership and Policy

  • Teacher Evaluation: Navigating the System

Special Education

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder: Putting the Pieces Together
  • Response to Intervention


  • Conflict Resolution for Educators
  • Diversity Training
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Improving School Climate: The Impact of Intergroup/Interpersonal Relations
  • LGBTQ Awareness
  • Managing Differences: Dealing with Difficult People
  • Promoting Inclusive Policies for LGBTQ Students and School Employees

Building Your Local Association
  • Advancing the Association’s Message
  • Committee Training
  • The Complete Local Communications Program
  • Effective Use of Social Media
  • Emerging Leaders
  • Motivating and Recruiting Volunteers
  • Recruit Members with VEA Access to Savings
  • Team Building
  • Treasurers’ Workshop
  • Training for Officers, Executive Boards, Executive Committees, and UniServ Councils
  • Understanding Your Member Benefits
  • Winning at the Local Level
  • Working with the Media

Becoming Your Best

  • Assertiveness Training
  • Refresh, Rejuvenate and Renew: Stress and Self-Management for Education Employees

Education and Political Action

  • Compensation Workshop
  • Decisions Affecting Public Education: Who Decides?
  • Electing School Boards
  • Local Association’s Role in Winning Elections
  • Organizing and Maintaining a Local PAC
  • PAC Fundraising: Investing in Your Future
  • Pre-Recommendation Workshop
  • Running for Office

Legal Issues
  • Child Abuse and Child Protective Services
  • Educators’ Employment Liability Policy
  • Employee Non-renewal, Dismissal, and Suspension
  • Employment Discrimination Issues
  • Free Speech
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Special Education Issues
  • Using Copyrighted Material and Other Intellectual Property
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Workplace Issues for School Support Professionals


Digital Media

  • Web-Based Project Management Tools
  • Facebook Organization Page: How to Effectively Manage, Interact, and Create Content

Retirement Planning

  • Pre-Retirement Planning: It’s Never Too Late

Student Virginia Education Association (available to SVEA chapters only)

  • Interviewing Skills
  • Portfolio Development
  • Praxis Core
  • Preparing to Enter the Teacher Workforce





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