The West Virginia Center for Professional Development Teacher Programs consist of the Teacher Academy and the Jason Flatt Suicide Prevention Professional Developement. The Academy offers professional development support for teachers across the spectrum of experience with research-based materials and instructional strategies. From beginning teachers to veteran classroom practitioners, the Teacher Academy is designed to strengthen classroom skills and approaches for all.
Jason Flatt Suicide Prevention (Jason Flatt Act of 2012, WV Senate Bill 221) provides for the routine education of all professional educators and service personnel having direct contact with students on warning signs and resources to assist in suicide prevention. The education may be accomplished through a self-review of reosurces and/or materials rovided by the Jason Foundation.