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Continuing and Professional Education names new director

Shelly Jobst has been named director of Continuing and Professional Education, a unit in Outreach and International Affairs

Jobst, a longtime employee of Continuing and Professional Education, will oversee a $9 million portfolio of program services for conferences, short courses, workshops, and certificate programs.


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February 7-8, 2019 - Children's Engineering Convention

The Children's Engineering Convention has three major components: 1) staff development for K-5 teachers focusing on strategies that assist children to create, use and control technology.

Feburary 20, 2019 - March 1, 2019 - Transportation Construction Management Institute

This institute grew out of a number of discussions between representatives of Virginia Tech, the Virginia Department of Transportation, and the Virginia Road and Transportation Builders' Association.

February 26-28, 2019 - Implementing Lean: The Lean Management Conference

Join us to learn more about best practices in lean while you enjoy high-energy networking and continued learning about building a culture of process improvement.