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Members, 2013-2014

  • May 15-16, 2019
  • July 17-18, 2019

  • In addition to official board meetings, some VCCS State Board members also may be present at the following VCCS events::

    • New Horizons Conf. April 10-12, 2019
    • Philanthropy Luncheon – April 16, 2019
    • Chancellor’s Retreat – Oct. 15-17, 2019
    • Hire Education Conf. – Dec. 4-6, 2019

    For details, please visit the Virginia Commonwealth Calendar website

Eleanor Saslaw
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Eleanor Saslaw

Virginia

eleanor.saslaw@vccs.edu

Eleanor Saslaw was appointed to the State Board by Governor Terry McAuliffe to begin a four-year term July 1, 2014.

A licensed professional counselor, she began her career as a teacher in the Fairfax County school system. 

She would later serve as president of the Virginia Counselors Association where she trained counselor lobbyists to work for educational and career education goals in Congress and the Virginia General Assembly.

In 2004, she was appointed to the Virginia State Board of Education and served as its president from 2010 to 2012.

Saslaw has won numerous awards including the Friend of School Psychologists Award (2011) and Counselor of the Year (1998 and 1994). She has a master’s degree in secondary counseling and a bachelor’s degree in social studies education.