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2020 Dates: July 13-17, 2020

The Appalachian Summer Regional Governor's School has two primary focus areas. One is to provide a variety of academic experiences in arts, science, and technology to a diverse group of academically gifted high school students. The second focus is to provide a summer enrichment experience that is academically and intellectually challenging for gifted students in an environment in which students can reach their individual learning potential.

The Governor's School serves selected rising high school sophomores, juniors, or seniors in Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, and Wythe counties, and the city of Galax. It is funded and coordinated jointly by these area public schools, Wytheville Community College, and with funding by the Virginia Department of Education.

For information about faculty teaching positions, download the brochure or to learn about the program, visit the About the Program section.

Current Announcements

Proposals for course offerings in any area of science, technology, and the arts are welcomed. Each course provides 30 hours of instruction for gifted high school rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors.  A stipend of $1500.00 will be paid to the successful applicant upon completion of teaching the proposed course. Instructors with previous experience teaching for the Appalachian Governor’s School may be eligible for a stipend increase.

Application Deadline is February 14, 2020

Please send a cover letter, resume, and completed course proposal (may also submit a course syllabus if available) to:

Jenny Buchanan, Director
Appalachian Governor's School
℅ Spiller Elementary School
330 Tazewell Street
Wytheville, VA 24382
Interested applicants are encouraged to visit the Governor's School website for additional information: www.wcc.vccs.edu/gs/

For further information, call Jenny Buchanan at (276) 239-2323
or e-mail: jenny.buchanan@wythek12.org 

Appalachian Summer Regional Governor's School Location:
Wytheville Community College
1000 East Main St
Wytheville, VA 24382

Director:
Jenny Buchanan
Appalachian Governor's School
℅ Spiller Elementary School
330 Tazewell Street
Wytheville, VA 24382

 

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