Closing SVRTC Meeting for 2021-22 School Year

The April 20, 2022 SVRTC meeting had 14 members in attendance from the following SVRTC divisions: Amelia, Brunswick, Charlotte, Colonial Heights, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Franklin City, Greensville, Martinsville, Petersburg, and Prince Edward.

Seven people in a video call.

The committee members discussed the increase of cyber attacks school divisions are experiencing. Many spoke about their divisions transitioning to a two-factor authorization. Other members spoke about their disaster recovery plan development and focus on user awareness. SVRTC Chair, Dr. Elizabeth Jamerson, reviewed the SVRTC Strategic Plan and discussed the goals. Members were also encouraged to join the SVRTC sub-committees to support these goals.

Longwood ITTIP plans to host the first SVRTC meeting for the 2022- 2023 school year on campus, Wednesday, September 21, 2022.

2021-2022 SVRTC Awards Banquet

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Molly Slack, Technology Teacher Awardee for Colonial Heights, accepts their award during the banquet.

On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, SVRTC members, awardees, superintendents and other special guests gathered virtually for the Annual SVRTC Awards Banquet. The Awards Banquet was celebrated online with over 120 participants joining in for the celebration of awardees and announcements. Many of the awardees joined together at their schools to cheer and celebrate their employees. Region 8 Superintendents even joined as a whole group to enjoy the celebration!

The event had special guests, Carl Hooker and Dr. Adam Phyall, hosting a special version of their Pardon the Disruption presentation. During the presentation Adam and Carl announced the SVRTC 2021-2022 competitive award recipients: Technology Leadership Award – Sylvia Hicks, Amelia County Public Schools; and Division Leadership Award – Brunswick County Public Schools. Watch the full recording of the event below:

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