Become An Advocate

VASCD understands the importance of educators -- those who understand teaching and learning best -- as policy advocates.

VASCD’s Advocacy efforts are aligned with our mission. Our Advocacy Committee includes VASCD members from diverse communities in the Commonwealth, working together to advocate for legislation and policy that is student-centered and supports excellence in teaching, learning, and leadership. Our Policy Priorities are developed by this Committee.

Through our Policy Updates, we equip our colleagues with information and positions on issues affecting Virginia’s students. To join our Policy Updates list, send an email request to

To find out who your legislator is, get meeting schedules, or track bills, use the General Assembly’s website.