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June 2002

6/3
 10:30am
The chairman of the Committee on SOQ will meet with persons representing English as a Second Language (ESL) programs and services in Virginia's public schools.
Meeting in Conference Room A, Burkholder Administration Center, 10700 Page Ave., Fairfax, VA 22030. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss suggestions and ideas regarding the upcoming revision of the SOQ. This is a work session and public comment will not be received. Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA; telephone: 804/225-2924.
6/18
 9:00am
Board of Education's Committee on Standards of Quality
will meet at Walker Elementary School, 1564 Dairy Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903. The meeting will be work session, and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-2924; E-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
6/25
 10:30am
Board of Education's Advisory Committee on Adult Education and Literacy
will meet in the 25th Floor Conference Room of the James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219. The meeting will be a work session, and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Dr. Yvonne Thayer, director of adult education programs, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; telephone: 804/225-2293.
6/25
 3:00pm
Board of Education's Committee to Implement New Federal Legislation (NCLB)
will meet in the Fifth Floor West conference room in the General Assembly Building in Richmond, VA 23219. The meeting will be a work session, and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-2924; E-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
6/25
 4:00pm
Board of Education's Committee on Verified Credits for Transition Students (Mrs. Genovese, chair)
will meet in the Fifth Floor West Conference Room, General Assembly Building, in Capitol Square in Richmond, VA. The meeting will be a work session, and public comment will not be received at this time. Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-2924; E-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
6/26
 9:00am
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Meeting in Senate Room B, General Assembly Building. Public comment will be received. Contact Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu

July 2002

7/15
 9:00am
Advisory Commission on the Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind will meet from 9a.m. to 12p.m. The meeting will take place at the Department of Education, 101 North 14th Street, James Monroe Building, Richmond, in the conference room on the 23rd floor. The meeting is a working session and public comment will not be received. Contact; Dr. Karen Trump, director of state schools and state-operated programs, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120. Phone: 804/225-2702. Minutes (pdf)
7/18-7/19
 8:30am
The State Special Education Advisory Committee will meet on July 18-19 and October 17-18, 2002, and on January 9-10, 2003. The meetings will be held at the Radisson Hotel Historic Richmond, 301 West Franklin Street, Richmond, Virginia. The sessions will be working sessions and public comment will not be received. Contact: Douglas Cox, assistant superintendent for instructional services, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120. Telephone: 804/225-3252. Minutes (pdf)  
7/24
 3:00pm

The Board of Education's Committee to Implement New Federal Legislation (NCLB) and the Committee on Verified Credit (Mrs. Genovese, chair) will meet as follows:

  • Committee to Implement New Federal Legislation: 3:00 p.m. Minutes (pdf)
  • Verified Credit Committee: 4:00 p.m. Minutes (pdf)

Both meetings will be held in the Fifth Floor West Conference Room, General Assembly Building, in Capitol Square in Richmond. These will be work sessions and public comment will not be received at this time.

Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA; 804/225-2924; e-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu



7/25
 9:00am
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Meeting in Senate Room B, General Assembly Building. Public comment will be received. Contact Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
Minutes (pdf).
7/25
 
The Board of Education will hold a public hearing on proposed amendments to the Regulations Governing the Employment of Professional Personnel, beginning immediately at the adjournment of the regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting. The public hearing will be held in Senate Room B, General Assembly Building, Ninth and Broad Streets, Richmond, Virginia.

Comments should be limited to three minutes, and speakers are requested to bring written copies of their comments. The proposed amendments may be obtained at /administrators/superintendents_memos/2002/inf091b.pdf.

Written public comments will be accepted until September 2, 2002, and should be sent to Dr. Thomas A. Elliott, assistant superintendent, Division of Teacher Education and Licensure, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120 or mailto:telliott@pen.k12.va.us.

August 2002 

8/22
 10:30am

Board of Education's Advisory Committee on Adult Education and Literacy will meet at the Crowne Plaza, 555 East Canal Street. This is a working session and public comment will not be received at the meeting.

Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120. 804/225-2924. mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu. Minutes

8/28
 9:00am
Board of Education's Committee to Enhance the K-12 Teaching Profession
Meeting at the Hilton Garden Hotel at Innsbrook, 4050 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA. Contact: Dr. Thomas Elliott, assistant superintendent for teacher education and professional licensure, Virginia Department of Education, Post Office Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; telephone 804/ 371-2522. The meeting is open to the public and will be a working session. Public comment will not be received at the meeting. Minutes (pdf)
8/29
 1:00pm

Committee on Standards of Quality will meet in Senate Room A in the General Assembly Building. This is a working session and public comment will not be received at the meeting.

Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120. 804/225-2924. mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu. Minutes (pdf)

September 2002

9/4
 10:00am

Board of Education's Committee to Implement the No Child Left Behind Act will meet in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building. This is a working session and public comment will not be received at the meeting.

Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120. 804/225-2924. mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu .Minutes (pdf)

9/5
 9:00am

Accountability Advisory Committee will meet at the Henrico County School Board Office, 3820 Nine Mile Road, Richmond, VA 23223-0420. The meeting is expected to adjourn before noon. This meeting will be a working session, and public comment will not be received. Persons wishing additional information may contact the Office of the Assistant Superintendent for Assessment and Reporting at the Virginia Department of Education. The mailing address is Post Office Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; phone: 804/225-2102. Minutes

9/8 - 9/10
 

The joint meeting of the Board and the House and Senate education committees will meet at Westmoreland State Park in Montross, VA. This is a working session and public comment will not be received at the meeting. For directions and other information about the location click here.

Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120. 804/225-2924. mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu.

9/11
 9:00am
Board of Education's Committee to Enhance the K-12 Teaching Profession
Meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn at Innsbrook, 4050 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA. Contact: Dr. Thomas Elliott, assistant superintendent for teacher education and professional licensure, Virginia Department of Education, Post Office Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; telephone 804/ 371-2522. The meeting is open to the public and will be a working session. Public comment will not be received at the meeting.
9/25
 10:30am

The Board of Education's Student Advisory Committee will meet beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Sixth Floor Speaker's Conference Room in the General Assembly Building in Capitol Square, Richmond.

The meeting is open to the public, and all interested persons are invited to attend. The session will be a work session, and public comment will not be received at this time.

Contact: Margaret Roberts, Executive Assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; Telephone: 804/225-2924; Fax: 804/225-2524; E-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes

9/25
3:00pm

The Board of Education's Committee on the Standards of Quality will meet beginning at 3:00 p.m. in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building in Capitol Square, Richmond.

The meeting is open to the public, and all interested persons are invited to attend. The session will be a work session, and public comment will not be received at this time.

Contact: Margaret Roberts, Executive Assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; Telephone: 804/225-2924; Fax: 804/225-2524; E-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes

9/26
 9:00am
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Meeting in Senate Room B, General Assembly Building. Public comment will be received. Contact Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
9/26
 1:00pm

Board of Education's public hearing on the use of vending machines in the public schools and to receive comments on a new regulation to establish criteria for determining, biennially, critical teacher shortage areas for awarding scholarships pursuant to § 22.1-212.2:1 of the Code of Virginia. The proposed regulation sets forth criteria, including such factors as the needs in teacher endorsement areas among the several school divisions of the Commonwealth, teacher shortages at the elementary and secondary grade levels, and teacher shortages in rural and urban regions of the Commonwealth. The goal of the regulation is to collect the supply and demand information from school divisions and provide a reasonable and scientific procedure to identify critical teacher shortage areas in Virginia. For more information, see http://www.townhall.state.va.us/display.cfm?CFID=1622&CFTOKEN=79899517.

Both will be held in Senate Room B of the General Assembly Building.

This hearing is open to the public, and all interested persons are invited to attend. Persons wishing to speak are asked to register, beginning at 12:45 p.m. Sign-up sheets will be available at that time. Speakers are asked to limit their remarks to three minutes each and to provide a written copy of their remarks, if possible. Contact Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu

October 2002

10/4
 9:00am
Committee to Implement the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) The main focus of the meeting is to hear from statewide organizations regarding their recommendations on the teaching of reading in the public schools.

This will be an all-day meeting, in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building, Capitol Square, Richmond.

This meeting is open to the public and will be a working session. Public comment will not be received.

Contact: Dr. Margaret Roberts, Executive Assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; telephone: 804/225-2925; fax: 804/225-2524; E-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes

10/8
 cancelled
The Advisory Commission for the Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind Meeting has been cancelled. 

For information, contact Dr. Karen Trump, Director of State Schools and State-Operated Programs, at the Virginia Department of Education, Post Office Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-3161; telephone: 804/225-2702; TTY: 540-332-9000.

10/15
 2:00pm
Several members of the Board of Education will give a presentation on the Standards of Quality at the Virginia Association of School Superintendents legislative conference to be held at the Lynchburg Radisson. Contact Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
10/16
 9:00am
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Meeting in Senate Room B, General Assembly Building. Public comment will be received. Contact Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
10/16
 After
9:00am
Board
Meeting
Board of Education Public Hearing to receive comments on the proposed revisions to the Regulations Governing Pupil Transportation Including Minimum Standards for School Buses in Virginia.
Click here for the proposed regulations document 1 and document 2. The meeting will begin immediately upon the adjournment of the Board of Education's monthly business session, which begins at 9:00 AM. The hearing will be held in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building in Capitol Square, Richmond, VA Speakers are asked to limit their comments to no more than three minutes each. Speakers are asked to provide a written copy of their remarks. Written comments will be received until November 25, 2002, by mail or by fax: 804/225-2524. Comments should be sent to Ms. June Eanes at the address listed below. Persons requesting the services of an interpreter for the deaf are asked to do so at least 72 hours in advance. Contact: Ms. June Eanes, Director of Support Services, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120. Telephone: 804/225-2037. e-mail: jeanes@mail.vak12ed.edu
10/17
 9:30am

The Board of Education Proprietary Schools Advisory Committee will meet at the Holiday Inn Crossroads, Norfolk Room, 2000 Staples Mill Road, Richmond, VA.

The meeting is open to the public and a working session; therefore, public comment will not be received at this time. Persons requesting the services of an interpreter for the deaf should do so in advance.

For additional information, contact Duane C. Sergent, Associate Director of Veterans and Proprietary Education, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218; 804/225-2298 Minutes

10/17-10/18
 8:30am

The Board of Education Virginia Standards of Learning Technical Advisory Committee will meet at the Holiday Inn Select, Koger South, Richmond, VA.

The meetings are open to the public and are working sessions; therefore, public comment will not be received at this time. Persons requesting the services of an interpreter for the deaf should do so in advance.

For additional information, please contact Ms. Shelly Loving-Ryder, Assistant Superintendent for Assessment and Reporting, Virginia Department of Education, Post Office Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218; 804/225-2102 Minutes

10/17-10/18
 8:30am
The State Special Education Advisory Committee will meet on October 17-18, 2002, and on January 9-10, 2003. The meetings will be held at the Radisson Hotel Historic Richmond, 301 West Franklin Street, Richmond, Virginia. The sessions will be working sessions and public comment will not be received. Contact: Douglas Cox, assistant superintendent for instructional services, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120. Telephone: 804/225-3252. Minutes
10/21
 7:00pm

(Thomas Dale H.S. Meeting has been Cancelled)
The Virginia Board of Education will hold four hearings to solicit public comment on the proposed revisions to the English Standards of Learning and the proposed English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards of Learning for Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students. [more information] [directions]
10/21
 9:00am
The Advisory Board for Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL) will meet at the Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Innsbrook, 4050 Cox Road, Glen Allen, Virginia, 23060-3396; (804) 521-2900. The meeting is open to the public, will be a work session and public comment will not be received. Persons requesting the services of an interpreter for the deaf are asked to do so at least 72 hours in advance. Contact: Dr. Thomas Elliott, assistant superintendent of teacher education and professional licensure, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; phone: 804/371-2522; E-mail: telliott@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes

November 2002

11/4
 3:00pm
The Board of Education's Committee on the Standards of Quality will meet in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building, Capitol Square, in Richmond, VA. This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time. Persons requesting the services of an interpreter for the deaf are asked to do so at least 72 hours in advance. Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, Virginia Department of Education; telephone: 804/225-2924; fax: 804/225-2524; E-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
11/6
 9:00am
Committee to Implement the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) The purpose of this meeting is to continue work on the issues related to the implementation of the NCLB provisions and the on-going reading study.

This will be an all-day meeting, in House Room C in the General Assembly Building, Capitol Square, Richmond.

This meeting is open to the public and will be a working session. Public comment will not be received.

Contact: Dr. Margaret Roberts, Executive Assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; telephone: 804/225-2925; fax: 804/225-2524; E-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes

11/6
 7:00pm

(Rescheduled from 10/21)The Virginia Board of Education will hold a public hearing to receive public comment on the proposed revisions to the English Standards of Learning and the proposed English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards of Learning for Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students. The hearing will take place at the following location:

Thomas Dale High School Auditorium
3626 Hundred Rd W
Chester, VA 23831
(804)768-6245

Registration of speakers will begin at 6:30 p.m. Each speaker will have three minutes to speak and should bring two written copies of the comments, if possible. The period for receiving comments by mail, fax, and e-mail has been extended to November 7, 2002. . Written comments or requests for additional information may be mailed to Anita Wallace, Secondary English Specialist, 804-371-7585, or Roberta Schlicher, Specialist for ESL Programs, 804-786-1692. The mailing address is Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; fax: 804-786-5466.

11/18
 9:00am
The Advisory Board for Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL) will meet at the Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Innsbrook, 4050 Cox Road, Glen Allen, Virginia, 23060-3396; (804) 521-2900. The meeting is open to the public, will be a work session and public comment will not be received. Persons requesting the services of an interpreter for the deaf are asked to do so at least 72 hours in advance. Contact: Dr. Thomas Elliott, assistant superintendent of teacher education and professional licensure, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; phone: 804/371-2522; E-mail: telliott@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
11/19
 10:00am
Virginia Teacher Quality Enhancement Grant Meeting [more info]
11/20
 9:00am
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Meeting in Senate Room B, General Assembly Building. Public comment will be received. Contact Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
11/23
 10:30am-
3:00pm
The Board of Education's Student Advisory Committee will meet in the Speaker's Conference Room on the sixth floor of the Virginia General Assembly Building in Capitol Square in Richmond. 

This is a working session and public comment will not be received. Please note that persons requesting the services of an interpreter for the deaf are asked to do so at least 72 hours in advance so that the appropriate arrangements may be made.

For more information, contact Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218; telephone 804/225-2540; E-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes

 

December 2002

12/2
 7:00pm
Board of Education Public Hearings: Proposed Revisions to the Science Standards of Learning
The Virginia Board of Education will hold four hearings to solicit public comment on the proposed revisions to the Science Standards of Learning. The four hearings will take place at the following locations:

Lafayette High School Lecture Hall, 4460 Longhill Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23188, 757-565-4200, Directions/website

Fairfax High School Auditorium, 3500 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030, 703-219-2200 Directions/website

Brosville Middle School Auditorium, 195 Bulldog Lane, Danville, VA 24541, 434-685-7787 Directions/website

Marion High School Auditorium, 848 Stage St., Marion, VA 24354, 276-783-4731 website: Directions:

Registration of speakers will begin at 6:30 p.m. Each speaker will have three minutes to speak and should bring two written copies of the comments, if possible. The proposed standards are available on the Internet at: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/SOLcommentforms/
scisolcomments.html. Comments may be sent by E-mail to: scisol@mail.vak12ed.edu. The Board of Education also welcomes written comments by mail or fax. Written comments or requests for additional information may be directed to James Firebaugh, director of middle school instruction, 804-225-2651; fax: 804-786-5466. The mailing address is Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120.
12/4
 9:00am
The Board of Education's Committee to Implement the NCLB will meet in Senate Room A. The committee meeting will be conducted using one remote video conference site (Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon). Both meeting sites are open to the public; however, public comment will not be received at this time. The audiotape and minutes will be available as soon as possible after the meeting. The public is urged to confirm arrangements prior to each meeting by viewing the Department of Education's public meeting calendar at http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/meetings.html. Persons requesting the services of an interpreter for the deaf are asked to do so at least 72 hours in advance so that the appropriate arrangements may be made. Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education; telephone: 804/225-2924; fax: 804/225-2524; E-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Mailing address: Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120. Minutes
12/4
 2:00pm-
4:00pm
CANCELLED
This meeting has been cancelled due to the winter storm warnings. The Board of Education will hold a business meeting to discuss the First Review of Measurement of Academic Progress Under the No Child Left Behind Act Provisions for Adequate Yearly Progress. The meeting will be held in Senate Room A in the General Assembly Building in Richmond, VA. Notice is given that the meeting will be conducted using interactive video conferencing. Two remote sites will be linked to the meeting in Senate Room A: one site in SW Virginia (Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon) and one site in northern Virginia (Fairfax-TBA). One other site may be connected by telephone conferencing (Hillsville). Arrangements and locations will be announced within the next few days. All sites are open to the public. Public comment will be received during the public comment period on the agenda. The audiotape and minutes will be available as soon as possible after the meeting. The public is urged to confirm arrangements prior to each meeting by viewing the Department of Education's public meeting calendar at http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/meetings.html. Persons requesting the services of an interpreter for the deaf are asked to do so at least 72 hours in advance so that the appropriate arrangements may be made. Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education; telephone: 804/225-2924; fax: 804/225-2524; E-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Mailing address: Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120.
12/6
 10:00am
CANCELLED
The Virginia Advisory Committee for the Education of the Gifted will meet on at the Roanoke Valley Governor's School, 2104 Grandin Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA 24015; phone: 540/853-2116. This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time. Please note that persons requesting the services of an interpreter for the deaf are asked to do so at least 72 hours in advance so that the appropriate arrangements may be made. Contact: Dr. Barbara McGonagill, specialist for gifted education programs, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120. Phone: 804/225-2884.
12/17
 10:00am
The Advisory Commission for the Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind will meet in the James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, Virginia on the 20th floor in the special education conference room. Please note that persons requesting the services of an interpreter for the deaf are asked to do so at least 72 hours in advance so that the appropriate arrangements may be made. Contact: Karen Trump, Director of State Operated Programs, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; (804) 225-2702.

 

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