MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Hundreds of public education, higher education and state agency employees are meeting in Morgantown for the annual West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference.The three-day event coordinated by the West Virginia Department of Education and West Virginia Network began Tuesday.Officials say representatives from all over West Virginia will share their expertise in using technology to make learning personal.Former West Virginia Gov. Bob Wise is scheduled to speak. Wise is president of the Alliance for Excellent Education, which promotes digital learning and supports effective high school reform to increase student achievement.
The group is leading an effort to help school districts plan for and effectively use technology and digital learning. West Virginia is the first state to sign up to participate as a statewide education effort.