June Harless Center    
About Us
The June Harless Center is dedicated to providing support to educators throughout the state of West Virginia. The Harless Center is a dedicated team of educators who have a variety of expertise and experience in all areas of education. 

Harless Center in the News

Mission and Vision

The June Harless Center for Rural Educational Research and Development, named in honor/memory of the late wife of James “Buck” Harless, June Montgomery Harless, one of West Virginia’s most avid supporters of education, was established in 2000 with a mission to provide leadership in education initiatives for rural West Virginia educators and students and offer a support system that addresses educational problems, sustains school improvement, and provides positive growth in all educational factors.




Dr. Stan Maynard
Executive Director

News and Events
  • Summer Camps [Link]
  • 11th Harless Hall of Fame [link]
  • Hall of Fame Gallery [Link]
  • End-of-Year Showcase [Link]
  • Early Education STEM Shares Experiences [Link]
  • June Harless awarded a 10K grant [Link]
  • Arts and Bots on NPR [Link]
  • MU and CMU Working Together [link]
  • Kids Learn Through Robotics [Link]
  • NASA funded RCBI Composites Project Networks with Harless [Link]
  • Marshall Hosts Robotics Camp for Kids [Link]
  • CREATE Satellite Invitation [PDF]
  • June Harless Awarded Receives a New Grant [link]
  • June Harless Awarded Satellite Grant [link]
  • Gigapan Showcase [Link] [Link] [Video]
  • 3 new members of  the Harless Hall of Fame [View] [Photos]
  • WVDE showcases the STEM Center [Read]
  • Early Childhood Center Opens [Read]
  • PDSP kick-off dinner took place October 4th, 2010 at the Marshall Student Center at 5:00 PM.
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