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January 2004

January 6
Committee on Lowest Performing School Systems
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
2:30 pm Room D, Monroe Building,
101 North 14th Street, Richmond
Minutes

January 7
Board of Education
Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Rooms C & D, Monroe Building,
101 North 14th Street, Richmond
Agenda, background materials and guidlines for public comment: please print items of interest. Limited printed materials will be available at the meeting.
Public comment will be received.
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.
See additional public hearing information described below.

January 7
The Board of Education Public Hearing to receive comment on proposed revisions to two regulations
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
* Rooms C & D, Monroe Building,
101 North 14th Street, Richmond
Comment on proposed revisions to two regulations:
1. Regulations Governing Driver Education and
2. Regulations Governing Private Day Schools for Students with Disabilities.
In addition, the Board proposes to amend the Regulations Governing the
General Educational Development Certificates

*The hearing will be held immediately upon adjournment of the regular business session, which begins at 9:00 am.
Speakers will be asked to limit their remarks to three minutes each. Also, speakers will be asked to provide a written copy of their comments, if possible. Send written comment via mail, fax, or e-mail. See descriptions of the proposals and contact information.

January 8
Meeting of the Virginia Advisory Committee for Career and Technical Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am Hermitage High/Technical Center in Henrico County,
8301 Hungary Spring Road, Richmond
This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Sandra Johnson, 804/225-2051

January 8
Joint Committee to Study the Feasibility of Developing Curriculum for Nutrition and Exercise
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am Rooms C & D, Monroe Building,
101 North 14th Street, Richmond
Contact: Catherine Digilio-Grimes, Director of School Nutrition Services, Department of Education; 804-225-2074. Minutes

January 22 - 23
State Special Education Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
8:30 am Radisson Hotel Historic Richmond, 301 West Franklin St. Richmond,
804-521-3402
Regular quarterly meetings include time for the committee to receive public comment.
Contact: Ossie Lawrence 804-225-2932, TDD 804-371-2822. Minutes

January 26
Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL)
Rescheduled due to inclement weather - See February 9
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Sheraton Richmond West Hotel, 6624 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23230 (804) 285-2000 Contact: Alice Bryant 804-371-2522

February 2004

February 9
Joint Committee to Study the Feasibility of Developing a Curriculum for Nutrition and Exercise K-12
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am - 2:00 pm Rooms C & D, Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond Contact: Catherine Digilio-Grimes, Director of School Nutrition Services, Department of Education; 804-225-2074. Minutes

February 9
Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Sheraton Richmond West Hotel, 6624 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23230 (804) 285-2000 Originally scheduled for January 26, rescheduled due to inclement weather.
Contact:
Alice Bryant 804-371-2522

February 17-20
Standard Setting Committees for the elementary and middle school History/Social Science Standards of Learning Tests
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
8:30 am Sheraton Richmond West Hotel, 6624 West Broad Street, Richmond

The meetings are closed executive sessions; public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Shelley Loving-Ryder,
VDOE Assistant Superintendent, Division of Assessment and Reporting
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218-2120,
804-225-2102. Minutes


February 24
Student Advisory Committee Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am Crowne Plaza Hotel, 555 East Canal Street, Richmond, VA Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924. Minutes

February 24
Board of Education's Committee on Lowest Performing School Systems
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:30 pm Conference Rooms C and D off the main lobby in the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time. Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.
Minutes

February 25
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Rooms C & D, Monroe Building,
101 North 14th Street, Richmond
Agenda, background materials and guidlines for public comment: please print items of interest. Limited printed materials will be available at the meeting.
Public comment will be received.
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

March 2004

March 1
Joint Committee to Study the Feasibility of Developing a Curriculum for Nutrition and Exercise in K-12
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:30 pm Conference Room E, off the main lobby in the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond 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; 804/225-2924; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes

March 9-10
Standard Setting Committees for the literacy and numeracy tests for the Modified Standard Diploma assessment requirements
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
8:30 am Sheraton Richmond West Hotel, 6624 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia The meetings will be closed sessions; therefore, public comment will not be received at this time. Contact: Ms. Shelley Loving-Ryder, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Assessment and Reporting, Virginia Department of Education, Post Office Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-2102.
Minutes

March 11
Virginia Advisory Committee for Career and Technical Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:30 am - 2:00 pm office of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 10 in Richmond, 701 Stockton Street Contact: Ms. Sandra Johnson, administrative assistant, Department of Education; 225-2051; sjohnson@mail.vak12ed.edu

March 15
Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Holiday Inn Richmond I-64, 6531 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23230, (804) 285-9951 Contact: Alice Bryant 804-371-2522

March 24
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Rooms C & D, Monroe Building,
101 North 14th Street, Richmond
Agenda, background materials and guidelines for public comment: please print items of interest. Limited printed materials will be available at the meeting.
Public comment will be received at the beginning of the meeting. Persons are invited to comment on any of the agenda topics as listed on the agenda or to any other matter of interest or concern. Each person wishing to speak is asked to limit comments to three minutes. Written comments are also welcomed.
Contact:
Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924. Minutes

March 31
State Special Education Advisory Committee's subcommittee to review State Operated Programs
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm Virginia Department of Education, PDS Room #2, Richmond, Virginia. The PDS Rooms are located on the mezzanine adjacent to the cafeteria. Review of Policies and Procedures in State Operated Programs and the Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind. The public comment period will be from 3:00 to 3:15 p.m. More time for public comment will be added as needed. Those wishing to make public comment but not able to attend the meeting may submit a statement that will be read to the committee to the Director of State Operated Program's office.
Contact:
Ms. Diana Molnar, Assistant to the Director of State Operated Programs, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; telephone 804/786-8079, TDD 804/371-2822. More Information

March 31 - April 2
State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
8:30 and 8:00 am Radisson Hotel Historic Richmond, 301 West Franklin St. (Board Room, 3rd Floor), Richmond, VA, Phone 804-644-9871 Wednesdary March 31, 2004; Executive committee only. Thursday April 1, 2004: meeting begins at 8:30 AM. Friday April 2, 2004: Meeting begins at 8:00 AM. Click here for Agenda.

Public Comment Policy, Adopted July 2002 Public comment is to be received without SSEAC comment. The comment can be provided in person, written, faxed or email. The SSEAC chair or member summarizes the comment and forwards it to the assistant superintendent or director at the Virginia Department of Education. Persons wishing to speak will be provided a written copy of this public comment policy and the Department will acknowledge receipt of the comment.

Persons needing special accommodations, including sign language interpreting should contact Ms. Ossie Lawrence by March 26, 2004 at olawrenc@mail.vak12ed.edu Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924. Minutes

April 2004

April 1 - 2
State Special Education Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
8:30 am Radisson Hotel Historic Richmond,
301 West Franklin St. Richmond, 804-521-3402

Regular quarterly meetings include time for the committee to receive public comment.
Contact: Ossie Lawrence 804-225-2932, TDD 804-371-2822. Minutes


April 5 - 6
The Standard Setting Committees for Limited English Proficiency assessments
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
8:30 am Sheraton Richmond West Hotel, 6624 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia Grade 3 Standards of Learning Plain English Mathematics Test, Grade 5 Standards of Learning Plain English Mathematics Test, Grade 8 Standards of Learning Plain English Mathematics Test, and Grade 8 Standards of Learning Plain English Numeracy Test for the Modified Standard Diploma.

These meetings will be closed executive sessions; therefore, public comment will not be received at this time. For additional information, please contact Ms. Shelley Loving-Ryder, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Assessment and Reporting, Virginia Department of Education, Post Office Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-2102. Minutes

April 7 - 8
The Standard Setting Committees for Limited English Proficiency assessments
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
8:30 am Sheraton Richmond West Hotel, 6624 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia Grades 3-5 Stanford English Language Proficiency Test and Grades 6-8 Stanford English Language Proficiency Test

These meetings will be closed executive sessions; therefore, public comment will not be received at this time. For additional information, please contact Ms. Shelley Loving-Ryder, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Assessment and Reporting, Virginia Department of Education, Post Office Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/225-2102. Minutes

April 12
Joint Committee to Study Feasibility of Developing Curriculum for Nutrition and Exercise, K-12
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am PDS Room 2, Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219. The PDS Center entrance is located beside the cafeteria entrance, off main lobby This will be a work session, and public comment will not be received at this time. Contact: Catherine Digilio-Grimes, Director of School Nutrition Services, Department of Education; 804/225-2074 Minutes

April 19
Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Holiday Inn Richmond I-64, 6531 West Broad Street Richmond, Virginia 23230 (804) 285-9951

Contact: Alice Bryant 804-371-2522; abryant@mail.vak12ed.edu
Minutes


April 27-28
Board of Education's Student Advisory Committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am The meeting on April 27th will begin at 10:00 AM at the Virginia Crossings Conference Resort, 1000 Virginia Center Parkway Glen Allen (Richmond), Virginia, 23059
Phone: 804.727.1400
Fax: 804.262.2332
On Wednesday, the committee will meet with the Board of Education, beginning at 9:00 AM at the same location. Directions
This 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; 804/225-2924; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
Minutes

April 28 - 29
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Virginia Crossings Conference Resort, 1000 Virginia Center Parkway Glen Allen (Richmond), Virginia, 23059
Phone: 804.727.1400
Fax: 804.262.2332 Directions
Agenda
Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

May 2004

May 14
Virginia Advisory Committee for the Education of the Gifted
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Hanover High School, 10307 Chamberlayne Road, Mechanicsville, VA No executive session will be held on May 14, 2004. Agenda, Minutes
Contact:
Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

May 24
Joint Committee To Study the Feasibility of Developing Education Curriculum for Proper Nutrition and Exercise for Students in Grades K-12
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10 am - 2:30 pm James Monroe Building Room #2 (up the stairway next to the cafeteria),
101 North 14th Street,
Richmond, VA 23219
This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.
Minutes
Contact:
Catherine Digilio Grimes,
Phone (804) 225-2074
E-Mail: cdigilio@mail.vak12ed.edu

May 25
Board of Education Committee Meetings
These two committee meetings will be followed by the Board's usual dinner session at 6:30 PM.
Committee on Lowest Performing School Systems
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:30 pm Raleigh Room at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 555 East Canal Street, Richmond Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.
Committee on the Standards of Quality
4:30 pm Raleigh Room at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 555 East Canal Street, Richmond The SOQ Committee will operate as committee of the whole, so all Board members are requested to attend.
Minutes
Contact:
Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

May 26
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Conference Rooms C and D in the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond
Agenda
Minutes
Contact:
Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

June 2004

June 21
Joint Committee to Study the Feasibility of Developing a Curriculum for Nutrition and Exercise, K-12
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDS Room #2 located through the entrance beside the cafeteria door in the main lobby of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Contact: Catherine Digilio-Grimes, director of school nutrition, Department of Education, 804/225-2074.
Minutes

June 22
Board of Education joint meeting of the Committee on Lowest Performing School Systems and the SOQ Committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
4:30 pm Georgian Room at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 555 East Canal Street, Richmond. Contact: Margaret Roberts,executive assistant to the Board of Education; 804/225-2924; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes

June 22
The Board's Advisory Committee on Adult Education and Literacy
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
12:30 am - 5:00 pm Will meet at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Richmond, Va. This 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.
Minutes

June 23
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am meeting in Conference Rooms C and D, James Monroe building, Richmond,VA Agenda
Minutes
Contact:
Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

July 2004

July 15 - 16
State Special Education Advisory Committee Quarterly Meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
8:30 am Radisson Hotel Historic Richmond,
301 West Franklin St. Richmond,
804-644-9871
Regular quarterly meetings include time for the committee to receive public comment. Persons needing special accommodations, including sign language interpreting should contact Ms. Ossie Lawrence by July 2, 2004 at olawrenc@mail.vak12ed.edu.
Contact: Ossie Lawrence 804-225-2932, TDD 804-371-2822.
Minutes

July 19
Joint Committee to Study the Feasibility of Developing a Curriculum for Proper Nutrition and Exercise for Grades K-12 Quarterly Meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm PDS Room #2 - James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, VA. Contact: Contact: Ms. Catherine Digilio-Grimes, director of school nutrition services; 804/225-2074.
Minutes

July 20
Board of Education's Committee on the Standards of Quality Sponsoring a Forum on the SOQ
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:00 - 5:00 pm Conference Rooms C and D in the James Monroe Building at 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, Virginia. The Board of Education is inviting a number of statewide education organizations to participate.
Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education; 804/225-2924; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu Minutes

July 21
Board of Education's Committee on Lowest Performing School Systems
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
8:30 am Conference Rooms C and D in the James Monroe Building at 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, Virginia. Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education; 804/225-2924; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
Minutes

July 21
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am meeting in Conference Rooms C and D, James Monroe building, Richmond,VA Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.
Minutes

August 2004

August 31
Joint Committee to Study the Feasibility of Developing a Curriculum for Proper Nutrition and Exercise
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm This meeting, which was canceled due to storm damage/power outage has been rescheduled for September 7. This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.Contact: Ms. Catherine Digilio-Grimes, director of school nutrition programs, at 804/225-2074.

September 2004

September 7
Joint Committee to Study the Feasibility of Developing a Curriculum for Proper Nutrition and Exercise
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:30 pm PDS Center Room 2 in James Monroe Building (101 N. 14th Street, Richmond) This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time. This meeting is rescheduled from 8/31/2004, which was canceled due to storm damage/power outage. Contact: Ms. Catherine Digilio-Grimes, director of school nutrition programs, at 804/225-2074.
Minutes

September 13
Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Sheraton Richmond West Hotel, 6624 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23230; (804) 285-2000 Contact: Alice Bryant, Division of Teacher Education and Professional Licensure (804) 371-2522

September 21
Board of Education's Committee on the Lowest Performing School Systems
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
4:00 pm Conference Rooms C and D off the main lobby in the James Monroe Building at 101 North 14th Street, Richmond The meeting 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; 804/225-2924; E-mail: mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
Minutes

September 22
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Conference Rooms C and D in the James Monroe Building at 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, Virginia. Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.
Agenda
Minutes

September 24
Virginia Advisory Committee for the Education of the Gifted
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am Richmond Mathematics and Science Center This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time. Contact: Dr. Barbara McGonagill, director of programs for the gifted, at 804/225-2884.

October 2004

October 7-8
State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
8:30 am Wyndham Airport Hotel, 2801 Hershberger Road, Northwest Roanoke, VA 24017 Phone: 540-563-9300 Agenda and Directions
Contact: Ms. Ossie Lawrence, olawrenc@mail.vak12ed.edu or by phone: 804-225-2932 Voice, 800-422-1098 TDD

October 13-14
Board of Education Seeks Public Comment On Standards of Quality for Public Schools (4 different meeting locations)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
7:00 pm Click here for information and meeting locations Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, at 804/225-2924 or 804/225-2540; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu

October 28
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Conference Rooms C and D in the James Monroe Building at 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, Virginia. Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.
Agenda
Minutes

November 2004

November 11
Board of Education's special ESL committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am Alan Leis Center, 7423 Camp Alger Avenue, Falls Church, Va. 22042. The meeting will be in Room 20. This is a work session and public comment will not be received.
Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education; 804/225-2924; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu

November 12
Virginia Advisory Committee for the Education of the Gifted
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
8:30 am Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Fairfax, VA. Public comment will be received at this meeting.
Contact: Dr. Barbara McGonagill at the Department of Education; 804/225-2884; bmcgonag@mail.vak12ed.edu
Agenda

November 15
Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Crowne Plaza Richmond Hotel
Salon A
555 East Canal Street
Richmond VA 23219
(804) 788-0900

Contact: Alice Bryant, Division of Teacher Education and Professional Licensure (804) 371-2522
Minutes

November 16
Board of Education's Committee on the Standards of Quality
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:00 pm Conference Rooms C and D off the main lobby in the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219 Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education; 804/225-2924; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
Minutes

November 16
Board of Education's Committee to Study the Lowest Performing School Systems
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
4:00 pm Conference Rooms C and D off the main lobby in the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219 This is a work session and public comment will not be received.
Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education; 804/225-2924; mroberts@mail.vak12ed.edu
Minutes

November 17
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Conference Rooms C and D in the James Monroe Building at 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, Virginia. Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.
Agenda


December 2004

No meetings scheduled

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