Copyright Melany Stowe Consulting

Credentials

Education and Select Professional Development
  • Virginia SOL Innovation Committee, appointed by Governor Ralph Northam

  • Virginia Museum of Natural History, Board of Trustees, appointed by Governor
    Terry McAuliffe 

  • LEAD Virginia, Class of 2017

  • President, Southern Piedmont Technology Council, 2014-2017

  • ASCD Emerging Leader, 2014

  • Top 20 to Watch, National School Boards Association, 2012

  • Program Reviewer, United States Department of Education, 2012-2014

  • Program Reviewer, Corporation for National & Community Service, 2013-2014

  • Virginia Creating Excellence in Career & Technology Education Award, 2009

Select Presentations & Publications
  • Stowe M. (April 2017). Build Your Professional Learning Network through Social Media (webinar) Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Virginia

  • Stowe M. (March 2017). What you Need to Know About Engaging Stakeholders (webinar) Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Virginia

  • Stowe M. (2016). STEM on Wheels: IALR’s Mobile Learning Lab Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Williamsburg, Virginia

  • Stowe, M. (2016). Accountability under ESSA Design Competition Thomas B. Fordham Institute

  • Stowe, M. (May 2015). A New Vision for Accountability (keynote speaker) Virginia Association for School Superintendents (VASS) Annual Conference, Roanoke, Virginia.

  • Stowe, M. (February 2015).  Strategic Planning for VDOE-Quality Profiles Virginia Board of Education/SOL Innovation Committee, Richmond, Virginia

  • Stowe, M. (July 2014). Engaging All Stakeholders with Social Media (invited presenter) National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Ferlazzo, L. & Stowe, M. (March 2014). Involvement vs. Engagement: Is There Really a Difference? Bam! Radio Network

  • Griffith, D., Pinder, M., & Stowe, M. (March 2014). Building Public Support for Education (invited presenter) at the ASCD Annual Conference, Los Angeles, California.

  • Stowe, M. (September 2013). Parents Hold the Key to Success Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Fall 2013.

  • Copenhaver, J. & Stowe, M. (June 2013). Bridging the Gap Between School and Home with Mobile Devices (invited lecturer) International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

  • Stowe, M. (July 2012). Public Relations is a Must in All Departments (invited presenter) at the National School Public Relations Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

  • Stowe, M. (June 2012).  Five Things I’ve Learned (special invited guest contributor) for the Pearson Foundation

  • Dorr, L. & Stowe, M. (July 2010).  Media Fair (invited presenter) Virginia School Boards Association Governor’s Conference, Richmond, Virginia.

  • Copenhaver, J., Dorr, L. & Stowe, M. (October 2010). Explore Camp (invited Walk of Excellence Participant/Presenter) at the National School Boards Association Annual Technology and Learning (T+L) Conference, Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Stowe, M. (March 2010). The Importance of Internet Safety in Public Schools (invited speaker) at the Virginia Educational Media Association Spring Regional Conference, Salem, Virginia.

  • Copenhaver, J. & Stowe, M. (December 2009). Tech this out! (invited presenter) at the Virginia Society for Technology in Education Annual State Conference, Roanoke, Virginia.

  • Stowe, M. (December 2008). First Line of Defense, featured in Education Week’s Digital Directions, Winter 2008 edition.

  • Copenhaver, J. & Stowe, M. (December 2008).  High-Tech in Schools (invited presenter) at the Virginia Department of Education’s Educational Technology Leadership Conference, Roanoke, Virginia.

  • Stowe, M. (September 2008).  A Stranger is Online – Internet Safety Comic Book published by CenturyLink.

  • Stowe, M. (August 2007). Differentiation (invited presenter) at the Patrick County Public Schools Opening for Teachers and Staff, Patrick County, Virginia.

  • Stowe, M. (July 2006).  Multiple Intelligence Theory (invited presenter) at Woodrow Wilson Magnet School Teacher Professional Development Day, Danville, Virginia.

  • Copenhaver, J., Dodson, S. & Stowe, M. (October 2006).  Explore Camp (invited Walk of Excellence Participant/Presenter) at the National School Boards Association Annual Technology and Learning (T+L) Conference, Dallas, Texas.

  • Stowe, M. (November 2006). Finding Resources and Partnerships to Develop and Sustain a FREE Summer Program for Students (invited speaker) at the Virginia Department of Education’s Educational Leadership Technology Conference – Technology and Learning Virtually Everywhere, Roanoke, Virginia.