About T/TAC

The Virginia Department of Education’s (VDOE) Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) at Virginia Commonwealth University offers a variety of services tailored to assist personnel in schools, interagency coordinating councils and state-operated programs in Superintendent’s Regions 1 and 8. The VDOE T/TAC is a part of the statewide network of T/TACs across Virginia and a participating member of the online community T/TACOnline . The VDOE T/TAC at VCU is also a part of the Partnership for People with Disabilities , a member of the national University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities,and the VCU School of Education .

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What's New

TTAC welcomes new staff!  Phyllis Haynes has been appointed as the new Co-Director of the VCU T/TAC. Phyllis has been a Program Specialist in the areas of behavior and secondary curriculum and instruction for 14 years. She has previous experience working in Richmond City Schools as a Coordinator for Secondary Instruction.  Phyllis has also taught in Virginia Beach and Arlington. She earned her Ph.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University.  

Mary Addeo joined VCU's T/TAC in September as a Program Specialist in School Improvement/Instruction for grades 6 - 12.  Mary spent the last 11 years at Bruton High School in the York County School Division where she served as the Special Education Department Chair. Prior to Bruton High, Mary taught various reading programs and co-taught at Poquoson Middle School and Slider Middle School in El Paso, Texas. Mary earned a Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs from Columbia College Columbia, South Carolina, and a Master of Education in Special Education at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). 

  TTAC Topics  The VDOE's TTAC at VCU is now distributing a monthly e-news blast, TTAC Topics.  This monthly news blast features instructional strategies, web links and resources available from the VDOE's TTAC at VCU.  To sign up to receive the monthly newsletter click here.  To read October's TTAC Topics click here.


‌Creating Connections to Shining Stars will be held July 19-21, 2017 at the Hotel Roanoke. We heard you!  Based on participant feedback and survey results, the Creating Connections to Shining Stars Conference will now be held every other year and in various parts of the Commonwealth.  Moving the conference locations increases access for participants statewide.  Watch for the call for propoals and registration in Winter 2017.  





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