In a bid to address the statewide teacher shortage, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has launched its Virginia Licensure Online system (VALO). VDOE, which launched the new system late last year, said its goal is to modernize the teacher licensure process and make the application and renewal experience more user-friendly for prospective and current teachers.
Two counties in Virginia – Bath and Highland – will use a $2 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to improve coordination of emergency medical care, strengthen preparedness and resilience, and improve emergency communications interoperability.
As artificial intelligence (AI) technology is seeing an explosion in interest and use cases in government, the governors of Pennsylvania and Virginia last week issued executive orders that aim to create baselines of policy for development of generative AI applications.
Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., recently announced $1.8 million of funding or Virginia universities to research and develop AI capabilities to mitigate cyberattacks.
The Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) announced that it has selected Everlaw, a cloud-native investigation and litigation platform, for a multi-year standardized contract to transform the commonwealth’s legal technology.
Arlington County, Va., announced that it is expanding its online permitting system – Permit Arlington – to include Certificate of Occupancy applications and inspections.
Ken Pfeil, who became chief data officer (CDO) for the Commonwealth of Virginia in April, says that the most difficult aspect of his new job with the state is also proving to be the most surprising.
Five months after launching the K-12 Digital Mapping Program, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced over 1,000 schools and 85 school divisions have committed to using Collaborative Response Graphics (CRGs) technology as digital mapping tools to better aid first responders in the event of an emergency.
The George Mason University (GMU) launched a new program that will utilize software automation in higher education to improve productivity, operations, and service delivery, according to a press release published on Sept. 27.
The Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) has announced the completion of a project that moved the Commonwealth of Virginia’s enterprise data center from a traditional site to a modernized, cloud-ready platform.