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Metropolitan Educational Alliance

The Metropolitan Educational Alliance (META) is a partnership among Chesterfield County Public Schools, Hanover County Public Schools, Henrico County Public Schools, Powhatan County Public SchoolsRichmond Public Schools, and the VCU School of Education. Established in 2001, META's mission is to enhance teaching quality in the Metro Richmond area by identifying needs, opportunities and resources for strategic professional development with the goal of improving student learning by improving the preparation, effectiveness and retention of high-quality teachers. The META Planning Council consists of the staff development directors or other designated representatives from partner school divisions, the VCU clinical faculty coordinator, the chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning, and the director of the Center for Teacher Leadership (CTL).

Since 2001, CTL has secured more than $13 million to advance the work of the META partnership.

Current META Projects

Completed Projects

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