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January 2003

1/3
 10:00am
The Virginia Advisory Committee for the Education of the Gifted
will meet at the University of Richmond, Richmond, VA. 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, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-2884; bmcgonag@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
1/6
 9:00am
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Meeting will be in Conference Rooms D and E off the main lobby in the Monroe Building in Richmond. Contact Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
1/9 - 1/10
 (1/9) 8:00am

The State Special Education Advisory Committee will meet 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.

Persons needing special accommodations, including sign language interpreting should contact Ms. Ossie Lawrence by December 20, 2002 at olawrenc@mail.vak12ed.edu.

Contact: Dr. Pat Abrams, director of special education, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; Phone: 804/225-2707. Minutes (pdf)

 (1/10) 8:30am
1/27
 9:00am
The Advisory Board for Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL) will meet at the Sheraton Richmond West Hotel, 6624 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230. 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
1/28
 9:00am
The Board of Education will hold a special business meeting in Conference Rooms D and E, off the main lobby in the James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss and vote on several matters related to the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) and final approval of the state consolidated application. Note: This meeting is in addition to the previously scheduled business meeting on Monday, January 6, 2003. Notice is given that Board of Education members will participate in the January 28th meeting via telephone conference call. The following sites will be used for the conference call: 1) Main site: Conference Rooms D and E in the Monroe Building; 2) Scott County School Board Office, 261 E. Jackson Street, Gate City, Virginia; 3) Jackson Law Office, 227 North Main Street, Hillsville, Virginia; 4) the main administration office at Youth for Tomorrow, off Linton Hall Road in Bristow, VA. (3-miles South of Manassas). In addition, a member will participate from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. All sites are open to the public. Public comment will be received during the public comment period on the agenda. The meeting will be audio taped, and minutes will be taken. 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. Minutes (pdf)

February 2003

2/5
Postponed
The Board of Education's Committee on the Standards of Quality meeting has been postponed. A new date has not yet been set. An announcement will be made as soon as possible regarding the new meeting date and time. 

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

2/10
7:00pm 

The Virginia Board of Education will hold four hearings to solicit public comment on the proposed English Standards of Learning Curriculum Framework. The four hearings will take place at the following locations:

(Due to inclement weather conditions, the public hearing scheduled for 7:00 p.m. tonight at Abingdon High School is cancelled.)

Manchester Middle School
7401 Hull St. Rd.
Richmond, VA 23235-5807
(804) 674-1385

Fairfax High School
3500 Old Lee Hwy.
Fairfax, VA 22020
(703) 219-2200

Mary Passage Middle School
15316 Warwick Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23602
(757) 886-7600

Abingdon High School
705 Thompson Dr.
Abingdon, VA 24210
(276) 628-1850

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 Curriculum Framework is available on the Internet at: www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/SOLcommentforms
/engsolcurrfrmwrkcmnts.html

Comments may be sent via mail, fax, or e-mail until February 14, 2003 to Mrs. Linda Poorbaugh, director of elementary instruction, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; fax: 804-786-5466; e-mail: engsol@mail.vak12ed.edu.

2/25
9:00am 
Board of Education's Committee to Implement the No Child Left Behind Act
will meet in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building, Capitol Square, Richmond, VA 23219. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting is a working session, and public comment will not be received at this time. Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, Post Office Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218; 804/225-2924; e-mail:mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
2/25
rescheduled 
Board of Education's Committee on the Standards of Quality
has been rescheduled for 2/26.
2/26
9:00am 
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Meeting will be in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building in Capitol Square, Richmond. Contact Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
2/26
Immediately following adjournment of Board's business meeting. 
Board of Education's Committee on the Standards of Quality
will meet in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building, Capitol Square, Richmond, VA 23219. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting is a working session, and public comment will not be received at this time. Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, Post Office Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218; 804/225-2924; e-mail:mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes

March 2003

3/6
 9:00am
Board of Education's Accountability Advisory Committee will meet at the Henrico County School Board office, 3820 Nine Mile Road, Richmond, VA 23223-0420. The meeting will adjourn by 11:30 a.m. The meeting is a working session, and public comment will not be received at this time. Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, Post Office Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218; 804/225-2924; e-mail:mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
3/17
 9:00am
The Advisory Board for Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL) will meet at George Mason University, Mason Hall, Room D-23. 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
3/25
 10:30am
-3:30pm
Advisory Committee on Adult Education and Literacy will meet at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 555 Canal Street, Richmond, VA. 23219. 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. 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. Minutes
3/25
 3:00pm
Board of Education's Committee to Implement the No Child Left Behind Act will meet in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building in Capitol Square, Richmond, VA. The meeting 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: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-2924; 804/225-2524 fax; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
3/26
 9:00am
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Meeting will be in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building in Capitol Square, Richmond. Contact Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
3/26
 
The Board of Education's Committee on the Standards of Quality will meet in Senate Room B of the General Assembly Building in Capitol Square, Richmond, VA. The meeting will begin immediately following the adjournment of the Board's business session, which begins at 9:00 a.m.  The meeting 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: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-2924; 804/225-2524 fax; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes

April 2003

4/3
 9:30am
The Virginia Advisory Committee for the Education of the Gifted will meet at the Commonwealth Governor's School, 6713 Smith Station Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22553.

This meeting is a working 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: Dr. Barbara McGonagill, specialist for gifted education, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-2884; bmcgonag@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes

4/7
 10:00am
Committee on Standards of Quality will meet at the Fairfax County Public Schools central office, Burkholder Center, 10700 Page Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030. 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. Margaret Roberts at 804/225-2924. Minutes (pdf)
4/29
 9:00am
Board of Education's Committee to Implement the No Child Left Behind Act will meet in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building in Capitol Square, Richmond, VA. The meeting 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: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-2924; 804/225-2524 fax; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
4/29-
5/1
 1:00pm on 4/29
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Meeting will be in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building in Capitol Square, Richmond. Contact Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
4/29   The Virginia Board of Education will sponsor two hearings to solicit public comment on the proposed Science Standards of Learning Curriculum Framework. The hearings will take place at the following locations/times:

Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building
Capitol Square
Richmond, VA
Directions
Time: Immediately following adjournment of the Board's business meeting, which begins at 1:00 PM
   

Rural Retreat High School Auditorium
Rural Retreat, VA 24368
Directions
Phone: (276) 686-4143
Time: 7:00 PM

Each speaker will have three minutes to speak and should bring two written copies of the comments, if possible.

The proposed Curriculum Framework is available on the Internet at: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/
SOLcommentforms/scisolcurrfrmwrkcmnts.html

Comments may be sent via mail, fax, or e-mail until April 28, 2003, to Mr. Jim Firebaugh, director of middle school instruction, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; fax: (804) 786-1597; e-mail: scisol@mail.vak12ed.edu

 

May 2003

5/1 - 5/2

5/1 - 9:30am


5/2 - 8:30am

The State Special Education Advisory Committee will meet at the Radisson Hotel Historic Richmond, 301 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA; 804/644-9871.

Public comment will be received. Agenda

Please note that persons requesting the services of an interpreter for the deaf are asked to do so at least 72 hours in advance.

Contact: Dr. Pat Abrams, Department of Education; 804/225-2707. Minutes (pdf)

5/12
11:00am
Special meeting of the Board of Education
to be held in House Room 1 in the Capitol Building, Capitol Square, Richmond, VA. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Board of Education's study of the Standards of Quality and related matters. Additional sites (via telephone conference call) will be located at the school board central office for the Scott County Public Schools, 261 East Jackson Street, Gate City; and at the Jackson Law Office, 227 North Main Street, Hillsville, VA. All sites are open to the public. The meeting is 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: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education; 804/225-2924; fax: 804/225-2524; e-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes (pdf)
5/12
Cancelled
Advisory Committee on Adult Education
This meeting has been cancelled.
Contact: Dr. Yvonne Thayer at 225-2293.
5/16
9:00am
State Special Education Advisory Committee's subcommittee to review State Operated Programs
will meet in PDS Room # 2, off the main lobby in the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219. Public comment will be received at this meeting. 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: Ms. Diana Molnar at 804/786-8079; TDD 804/371-2822.
5/19
 9:00am
The Advisory Board for Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL) will meet at the Sheraton Richmond West Hotel, 6624 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23230; (804) 285-2000. 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
5/19
 1:00pm
The Reading and Literacy Partnership will meet in Conference Rooms B and C in the Library of Virginia, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond 23219. This 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, at 804/225-2924; e-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
5/27
cancelled

Advisory Committee on Adult Education
This meeting has been cancelled.

5/28
9:00am
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Meeting will be in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building in Capitol Square, Richmond. Contact Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes (pdf)

 

June 2003

6/3 - 6/4

 6/3-1:00pm

6/4-9:00am

The Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind Consolidation Task Force will meet in the main administration building of the western campus of the J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College in Goochland, VA. The Western Academic Campus is located near Routes 6 and 632 in the community of Goochland Courthouse.

For driving directions, please visit http://www.jsr.vccs.edu/_locations/western.htm.

The meeting is open to the public. This meeting will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.

Contact: Dr. Karen Trump, director of state operated programs at the Department of Education; 804/225-2702; ktrump@mail.vak12ed.edu

6/10
 7:00pm
Virginia Board of Education will hold four hearings to solicit public comment on proposed revisions to the Standards of Quality. The four hearings will take place at the following locations:

Marion Senior High School Auditorium
848 Stage Street
Marion, VA 24354
(276) 783-4731
http://www.scsb.org/mshs/index.htm
 

Lanier Middle School Auditorium
3710 Bevan Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 934-2400
http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/LanierMS/

Highland Springs High School Auditorium
15 Oak Avenue
Highland Springs, VA 23075
(804) 328-4000
http://www.henrico.k12.va.us/HS/HighSprHS/

Deep Creek High School Chorus Room
2900 Margaret Booker Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23323
(757) 494-7520
http://eclipse.cps.k12.va.us/Schools/DCHS/map.html

Registration of speakers will begin at 6:45 p.m. Each speaker will have three minutes to speak and should bring two copies of the comments, if possible. The proposed revisions to the Standards of Quality may be viewed on the Department of Education's website: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/VA_Board/Standards/.

The Board of Education welcomes written comments by mail, fax, or e-mail. Written comments must be received on or before June 11, 2003. Please address comments to Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; phone: (804) 225-2924; fax: (804) 225-2524; E-mail: SOQ@mail.vak12ed.edu. An E-mail response form is provided on the Department of Education's website: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/VA_Board/
Standards/SOQcommentform.html

6/23
 10:00am

The Consolidation Task Force for the Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind will meet in the Alvin York Bandy Administrative Complex, Stafford County Public Schools, 31 Stafford Street, Stafford, VA 22554. A 15-minute public comment period will be held at the beginning of the meeting.

Contact: Dr. Karen Trump, director of state schools and state operated programs: 804/225-2702.

 

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.

6/24
 10:30am
 

The Board of Education's Student Advisory Committee will meet at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 555 East Canal Street, Richmond, VA 23219. This is a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.

Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education; 804/225-2924. Minutes (pdf)

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.

6/25
 9:00am
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Meeting will be in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building in Capitol Square, Richmond. Click here for the agenda and the support materials.

Please review the agenda and print the background materials that are of interest to you. Please be sure to bring your copy with you to the meeting on June 25 because only a limited number of examination copies will be available at the meeting.

Public comment will be received during the public comment time shown on the agenda.

NOTE: Before you hit the print button, be aware that Items D, E, and O are more than 10 pages in length. The remainder of the items are 10 pages or less.

Please remember that the links to the meeting materials will be removed from the above-referenced website following the meeting on June 25. This is because the Board may change the content of the draft materials that are shown on the website, thereby making the link outdated. If you have questions about any item, please call Margaret Roberts at the number below. We will make sure you have access to the latest and most up-to-date information. 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 Margaret Roberts at 804/225-2924; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes (pdf)

 

July 2003

7/17 - 7/18
 8:30am
The State Special Education Advisory Committee will meet at the Radisson Hotel Historic Richmond, 301 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA; 804/644-9871. (agenda)  

Public comment will 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.

Persons needing special accommodations, including sign language interpreting should contact Ms. Ossie Lawrence by July 11, 2003 at olawrenc@mail.vak12ed.edu. Minutes

7/23
 9:00am
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Meeting in Rooms D and E off the main lobby in the James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, 23219. The agenda and background materials for the agenda items may be viewed here prior to the meeting. Please print a copy of any items that interest you, and bring the copy with you to the meeting. Only a limited number of copies will be available at the meeting. Contact Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
7/31
 10:00am-
4:00pm
The VSDB Consolidation Task Force
will meet in Charlottesville. The purpose of this meeting is to begin reviewing the information provided by the focus groups, review additional options, prioritize options identified, and determine additional information needed for the options. The meeting will take place at the Walker Upper Elementary School at 1564 Dairy Road in the city of Charlottesville, next to the Charlottesville City School Administation Headquarters. Call (434) 245-2412 for directions, if needed. Contact: Dr. Karen Trump, Director of State Schools and State Operated Programs, 804/225-2702.

August 2003

8/27
 9:30am-
4:00pm
Consolidation Task Force
will meet in the conference room of the Main Hall at the VSDB-Staunton campus. The task force members will participate in a tour of the school for the first hour and public comment will be received at 10:30 AM. Contact: Dr. Karen Trump, director of state schools and state operated programs, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-2702; ktrump@mail.vak12ed.edu

September 2003

9/12
 10:00am-
3:00pm
Advisory Committee on Adult Education and Literacy
will meet at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 555 East Canal Street, Richmond, VA 23219. 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. 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. Minutes
9/15
 9:00am
Advisory Board for Teacher Education and Licensure
will meet at the Sheraton Richmond West Hotel, 6624 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230; 804/285-2000. 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: Ms. Alice Bryant, administrative assistant, 804/371-2522; abryant@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
9/17
 9:00am
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Meeting in Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building in Richmond. The Board will originate from the Richmond site and will connect by conference telephone to one remote site. The remote site will be located at Jolliff Middle School, 1021 Jolliff Road, Chesapeake, VA. Public comment will 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. Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA; 804/225-2924; Fax: 804/225-2524; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu

October 2003

10/02
 9:30am- 4:00pm
Consolidation Task Force
meeting open to the public. VSDB-Hampton. Tour school and review public comment. Select option that will go in plan and develop the response for components (per appropriations language). Public comment will be accepted at the beginning of the meeting. Those wishing to speak may sign up in advance or sign up to speak a few minutes before the meeting starts. A mailbox is set up to receive public comment for those unable to speak at meetings e-mail to VSDBCTF@mail.vak12ed.edu. In addition, comments or input to the Task Force may be submitted via surface mail to: Dr. Karen Trump, Director Office of State Schools and State Operated Programs Virginia Department of Education P.O. Box 2120 Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120 All comments submitted to the Task Force will be forwarded to each member for review
10/02
 10:00am
Virginia Advisory Committee for Career and Technical Education
will meet in Richmond at the CTE Resource Center. Address: Richmond CTE Resource Center, Richmond Medical Park, 2002 Bremo Road, Lower level, Richmond, VA 23226; 804/ 673-3778 The meeting is 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. For information: Mrs. Sandra Johnson, administrative assistant, at the Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218; 804/371-2456.
10/02- 10/03
 8:30am
State Special Education Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting
will be held at the Radisson Hotel Historic Richmond, 301 West Franklin St. Richmond, VA, Phone 804-644-9871. The meeting is open to the public. Regular quarterly meetings include time for the committee to receive public comment. For additional information or if special accommodations are needed, please contact Ms. Ossie Lawrence, Office of Special Education Instructional Services, Virginia Department of Education, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; telephone 804/225-2932, TDD 804/371-2822. See also: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/Sped/sseac.html
10/07
 9:30am- 4:00pm
Consolidation Task Force
meeting open to the public. Richmond. Continue development of plan and preparation of report for public comment. Public comment will be accepted at the beginning of the meeting. Those wishing to speak may sign up in advance or sign up to speak a few minutes before the meeting starts. A mailbox is set up to receive public comment for those unable to speak at meetings e-mail to VSDBCTF@mail.vak12ed.edu. In addition, comments or input to the Task Force may be submitted via surface mail to: Dr. Karen Trump, Director Office of State Schools and State Operated Programs Virginia Department of Education P.O. Box 2120 Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120 All comments submitted to the Task Force will be forwarded to each member for review
10/14
 
Consolidation Task Force MEETING CANCELED
Meeting open to the public. Public Hearing. Williamsburg. Receive public comment on the selected option. Public comment will be accepted at the beginning of the meeting. Those wishing to speak may sign up in advance or sign up to speak a few minutes before the meeting starts. A mailbox is set up to receive public comment for those unable to speak at meetings e-mail to VSDBCTF@mail.vak12ed.edu. In addition, comments or input to the Task Force may be submitted via surface mail to: Dr. Karen Trump, Director Office of State Schools and State Operated Programs Virginia Department of Education P.O. Box 2120 Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120 All comments submitted to the Task Force will be forwarded to each member for review
10/16
Consolidation Task Force MEETING CANCELED
Meeting open to the public. Public Hearing. Roanoke. Receive public comment on the selected option. Public comment will be accepted at the beginning of the meeting. Those wishing to speak may sign up in advance or sign up to speak a few minutes before the meeting starts. A mailbox is set up to receive public comment for those unable to speak at meetings e-mail to VSDBCTF@mail.vak12ed.edu. In addition, comments or input to the Task Force may be submitted via surface mail to: Dr. Karen Trump, Director Office of State Schools and State Operated Programs Virginia Department of Education P.O. Box 2120 Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120 All comments submitted to the Task Force will be forwarded to each member for review
10/16-17
 8:30am

Virginia Standards of Learning Technical Advisory Committee
will meet on October 16-17, 2003, beginning each day at 8:30 AM, at the Sheraton Richmond West Hotel, 6624 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA.
This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time. The public is urged to confirm arrangements prior to each meeting by returning to this Web page (www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/meetings.html). It will contain the latest information on the meeting arrangements and will note any last-minute changes in time or location. 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: Shelley Loving-Ryder, assistant superintendent for assessment and reporting, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; phone: 804/225-2102. Minutes

10/21
 Time Change to 2:00pm
Board of Education Committee to Study Low-Performing School Systems
Meeting in Senate Room B at the 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. 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: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218; telephone; 804/225-2924; fax: 804/ 225-2524; e-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
10/22
 9:00am
Business meeting of the Board of Education
Senate Room B in the General Assembly Building, Capitol Square, Richmond. Public comment will be received at this meeting. Click here for the agenda and background materials. 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 Margaret Roberts at mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
10/30
 9:30am- 4:00pm
Consolidation Task Force
meeting open to the public. Department of Rehabilitation Services (Lee Building) 8004 Franklin Farms Drive, Richmond, VA, (804) 662-700 or (800) 552-5019. (Directions). Review public input from hearings. Modify plan as needed and approve final implementation plan. Public comment will be accepted at the beginning of the meeting. Those wishing to speak may sign up in advance or sign up to speak a few minutes before the meeting starts. A mailbox is set up to receive public comment for those unable to speak at meetings e-mail to VSDBCTF@mail.vak12ed.edu. In addition, comments or input to the Task Force may be submitted via surface mail to: Dr. Karen Trump, Director Office of State Schools and State Operated Programs Virginia Department of Education P.O. Box 2120 Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120 All comments submitted to the Task Force will be forwarded to each member for review

November 2003

11/4-11/7
 8:30am
Standard Setting Committees for the high school History Social Science Standards of Learning Tests will meet at the Holiday Inn Select Koger South Conference Center, 1021 Koger Center Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia. The meetings will be closed executive working sessions; therefore, public comment will not be received at this time. For additional information, please contact Ms. Shelley Loving-Ryder, Assistant Superintendent for Assessment and Reporting, Virginia Department of Education, Post Office Box, 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-2102 Minutes
11/17
 9:00am
Advisory Board for Teacher Education and Licensure
will meet at the Sheraton Richmond West Hotel, 6624 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230; 804/285-2000. 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: Ms. Alice Bryant, administrative assistant, 804/371-2522; abryant@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
11/18
 10:00am-
3:00pm
Board of Education Committee to Study Low-Performing School Systems
will meet in Conference Room D in the James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond 23219. 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: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education; 804/225-2924; E-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes
11/19
 9:00am
Business meeting of the Board of Education
will be held in Conference Rooms D and E off the main lobby in the James Monroe State Office Building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, Virginia. The agenda materials will be posted on DOE's website at: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/VA_Board/bd-sched.html Please be sure to print from the website the items that interest you because we will have only a few copies for the public at the meeting. Many thanks for your cooperation with this procedure. Public comment will be received at the meeting. 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: 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

December 2003

 
  
 
 

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