« FREE Membership for New Teachers

“Teaching is an ever-evolving profession. No one is ever finished learning how to teach.”

- Annette Breaux and Todd Whitaker

Virginia ASCD is a membership organization dedicated to advancing excellence in Virginia’s schools through continuous professional learning and advocacy. We have 1,700 members who are teachers, superintendents, teacher educators, building leaders, students, and central office administrators. We represent a variety of roles, but we share a single purpose- ensuring a world-class education for every Virginia student.


Learn……. Meet the changing needs of modern learners.

Teach……. Design innovative, responsive professional learning opportunities.

Lead……… Advocate for professional autonomy with integrity.

Connect…. Build and sustain networks for meaningful collaboration.

First and second-year teachers in Virginia are invited to join at no cost. We’ll send helpful information and resources to your inbox each month and invite you to online sessions especially designed for new teachers.

Sign up here.