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January 2007


January 10
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Agenda and Minutes
Public comment will be received.
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

January 10
Public Hearing to Receive Comments on the Proposed Revisions to the Regulations Governing the Secondary School Transcript
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
Following the Board Business Meeting Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Click here to review the proposed text of the regulations. Persons wishing to speak are asked to limit their remarks to three minutes each. Please provide a written copy of your remarks. For additional information regarding the fiscal and administrative impact of the proposed regulations click here. Public comment may be also submitted to transcriptregs@doe.virginia.gov
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

January 10
Board of Education's Committee on Dropout and Graduation Rates
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
Following the Public Hearing Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Minutes
A panel discussion that will include testimony regarding barriers students face in completing high school. Public comment will be received. Speakers are asked to limit their comments to three minutes each. A written copy of remarks will be greatly appreciated.
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

January 10-12
State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
5:30 pm - Jan. 10

8:00 am - Jan. 11 - Jan. 12
Comfort Inn Conference Center, 3200 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230, Phone (804) 359-4061, Fax (804) 359-3189 Agenda and Minutes
Contact: Persons needing special accommodations, including sign language interpreting should contact Ms. Cathy Pomfrey (Email: Cathy.Pomfrey@doe.virginia.gov ) or by phone: 804-225-3252 Voice; 800-422-1098 TTY by January 3, 2007.

January 17
Subcommittee Meeting of the Commission on Civics Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:30 am 4E Conference Room at the Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 West Broad Street Richmond VA 23220-2057 The meeting is open to the public. This will be a work session, and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Dr. Beverly Thurston, specialist for history and social sciences, Virginia Department of Education; 804/ 225-2893; Beverly.Thurston@doe.virginia.gov

January 22
Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
8:30 am - 3:30 pm Richmond Marriott West Hotel Salon C 4240 Dominion Boulevard Glen Allen, Virginia (Henrico County) (804) 965-9500 Agenda and Minutes
Contact: Mrs. Patty Pitts, Acting Assistant Superintendent, Division of Teacher Education and Licensure
(804) 371-2522 Patty.Pitts@doe.virginia.gov

January 29
Subcommittee of the Commission on Civics Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:30 am Pavilion IV at the University of Virginia The meeting is open to the public. This will be a work session, and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact:
Dr. Beverly Thurston, specialist for history and social sciences, Virginia Department of Education; 804/ 225-2893; Beverly.Thurston@doe.virginia.gov

February 2007

February 15
Subcommittee of the Commission on Civics Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:30 am Pavilion IV at the University of Virginia The meeting is open to the public. This will be a work session, and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Dr. Beverly Thurston, specialist for history and social sciences, Virginia Department of Education; 804/ 225-2893; Beverly.Thurston@doe.virginia.gov

February 26
Commission on Civics Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am 3rd-floor Boardroom at the Science Museum of Virginia The meeting is open to the public. This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.
Minutes
Contact:
Joel M. Dexter, Civics Specialist, Virginia Department of Education, P. O. Box 2120, 23rd Floor, Richmond, VA 23218, 804-371-0754 Joel.Dexter@doe.virginia.gov

February 27
Student Advisory Committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am- 3:00 pm Crowne Plaza Hotel, 555 Canal Street, Richmond Meeting is open to the public. Meeting is a work session and comment will not be received at this time
Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

February 27
Committee on School and Division Accountability
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm- 3:00 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219 Meeting is open to the public. Meeting is a work session and comment will not be received at this time
Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

February 27
Early Childhood Committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:00 pm- 4:00 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219 Meeting is open to the public. Meeting is a work session and comment will not be received at this time
Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

February 27
Literacy Committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
4:00 pm- 5:00 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219 Meeting is open to the public. Meeting is a work session and comment will not be received at this time
Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

February 28
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Public comment will be received.
Agenda and Minutes
Contact:
Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

February 28
Special Education Resolution Session Team Meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am- 2:00 pm Roslyn Retreat Center, 8727 River Road Richmond, VA 23229 The Virginia Department of Education will be having a Team Meeting to discuss the benefits of resolution sessions for due process hearings as provided in 34 C.F.R. § 300.510.
There will be no public comment period, but the public is invited to attend as observers. If you have questions or wish additional information, please contact Sheila Gray at 804-225-2013, Ronald Geiersbach at 804-225-2234, or Art Stewart at 804-786-0711.

March 2007

March 7
Advisory Task Force for VSDBM-H Regional Day Program
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm- 4:00 pm Virginia School for the Deaf, Blind and Multi-Disabled at Hampton in the Bradford Building Auditorium 700 Shell Road, Hampton, Virginia 23661-2299; telephone 757/ 247-2050; Toll Free 1-800/ 666-0041 This will be a working session, and public comment will not be received at this time.
Minutes
Contact: Dr. Karen Trump, Director of the two Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, telephone: 804/ 225-2702; TTY 804/ 786-2691

March 19
Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am - 2:30 pm Richmond Marriott West Hotel, 4240 Dominion Boulevard, Glen Allen, Virginia (Henrico County) (804) 965-9500 Agenda and Minutes
Meeting is open to the public, and public comment will be received
Contact: Mrs. Patty Pitts, director of teacher licensure at the Department of Education; 804/ 371-2471; Patty.Pitts@doe.virginia.gov

March 26
VSDB-MD at Hampton Task Force meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
11:00 am staff dining room in Stryker Hall on the Hampton campus This is a working session and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Dr. Karen Trump, director of the two Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind; (804) 225-2702; (804) 786-2691 TTY

March 28
Board of Education's Committee on Graduation and Dropout Rates
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:00 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219 Agenda    Minutes
Franklin Schargel, a noted speaker and author of several books on dropouts and related issues, will address the committee. His website is http://www.schargel.com/scg/index.htm. He will speak on effective practices to prevent dropouts and examples of successful programs in other states. This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive director of the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218; 804/ 225-2924

March 29
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Agenda and Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

April 2007

April 18
Advisory Task Force for the VSDBM-H Day Regional Program
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
11:00 am- 1:00 pm Stryker Hall staff dining room, 700 Shell Road, Hampton, Virginia 23661-2299; 757-247-2050; Toll Free:1-800-666-0041 The meeting is open to the public.
Contact: Karen Trump, Director
State Operated Programs
Virginia Department of Education
Voice: (804) 225-2702
TTY: (804) 786-2691
FAX: (804) 371-8796

April 18-20
State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
April 18
5:30 pm

April 19-20
8:00 am
Best Western Inn - Crossroads Inn & Conference Center, 911 E. Atlantic Street, South Hill, VA Agenda and Minutes
Contact: Persons needing special accommodations, including sign language interpreting should contact Ms. Cathy Pomfrey at Cathy.Pomfrey@doe.virginia.gov or by phone: 804-225-3252 Voice; 800-422-1098 TTY by April 2, 2007.

April 23
Advisory Task Force for the VSDBM-H Day Regional Program
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
7:30 pm- 9:00 pm Virginia School for the Deaf, Blind and Multi-Disabled at Hampton in the Stryker Building (staff dining room in the cafeteria) The meeting is open to the public. There will not be an opportunity for public comment. Minutes
Contact: Karen Trump, Director
State Operated Programs
Virginia Department of Education
Voice: (804) 225-2702
TTY: (804) 786-2691
FAX: (804) 371-8796

April 23
Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Richmond Marriott West Hotel Salon B/C 4240 Dominion Boulevard Glen Allen, Virginia (Henrico County) (804) 965-9500 Contact: Mrs. Patty Pitts, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Teacher Education and Licensure, (804) 371-2522
Patty.Pitts@doe.virginia.gov

April 26
Student Advisory Committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am Crowne Plaza Hotel, 555 Canal Street, Richmond 23219 Meeting is open to the public. Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education; 804-225-2924.

April 27
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am James Monroe Building 22nd Floor, Jefferson Meeting Room 101 N. 14th Street Richmond, VA 23219 The meeting is open to the public, and public comment will be received.
Agenda and Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education; 804-225-2924.

April 27
Public Hearing to Solicit Comments on the Proposed Algebra, Functions, and Data Analysis Standards of Learning
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
Following Board Meeting James Monroe Building 22nd Floor, Jefferson Meeting Room 101 N. 14th Street Richmond, VA 23219 Speakers will have three minutes to speak and should bring copies of their comments for the Board. Registration of speakers for the hearing will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Written comment is encouraged. Comments may be faxed to the Department at (804) 786-5466 or sent via mail or e-mail until April 30, 2007, to Deborah Kiger Bliss, mathematics coordinator, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120.
Contact: Deborah Bliss, 804-786-6418.

April 30
Additional Public Hearings to Solicit Comments on the Proposed Algebra, Functions, and Data Analysis Standards of Learning
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
7:00 pm

George Wythe High School 1 Maroon Way Wytheville, VA 24382

Robinson Secondary School 5035 Sideburn Road Fairfax, VA 22032

Speakers will have three minutes to speak and should bring copies of their comments for the Board. Registration of speakers for these two public hearings will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Written comment is encouraged. Comments may be faxed to the Department at (804) 786-5466 or sent via mail or e-mail until April 30, 2007, to Deborah Kiger Bliss, mathematics coordinator, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120.
Contact: Deborah Bliss, 804-786-6418.

May 2007

May 14
Advisory Task Force for the VSDBM-H Day Regional Program
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
11:00 am- 1:00 pm staff cafeteria of the Virginia School for the Deaf, Blind and Multi-Disabled at Hampton in the Stryker Hall This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time. Minutes
Contact: Karen Trump, Director of the two Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
Voice: (804) 225-2702
TTY: (804) 786-2691

May 15
State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC) Subcommittee to Review Annual Plans for State Operated Programs and Virginia Schools for the Deaf & Blind
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm

Virginia Department of Education, James Monroe building, 20th floor Wilson conference room, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219 Agenda and Minutes
Contact: Ms. Sheryl Smith
Phone: Voice (804) 225-2932
TTY toll-free (800) 422-1098
TTY local (804) 371-2822
Fax: (804) 371-8796


May 29
Board of Education meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
6:30 pm Salon A of the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 555 Canal Street, Richmond Minutes
Governor Kaine will address the members of the Board of Education, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Meeting is open to the Public.
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

May 30-31
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Agenda and Minutes
Following the adjournment of the planning session on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 (approximately 3:30 p.m.), the Board's Accountability Committee will convene.
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

May 30
Committe on School and Division Accountability
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:30 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Minutes
The Accountability Committee will hear status reports from Sussex County Public Schools and Petersburg City Public Schools. This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

June 2007

June 4-7
Virginia Alternate Assessment Program Standard Setting Committees for the elementary, middle, and high school levels
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
8:30 am Doubletree Hotel Richmond Airport, 5501 Eubank Road, Sandston, Virginia. The meetings will be closed executive sessions; therefore, public comment will not be received at this time. Minutes
Contact: Ms. Shelley Loving-Ryder, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Assessment and Reporting, Virginia Department of Education, Post Office Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; E-mail to darfax@doe.virginia.gov or by phone: (804) 225-2102.

June 5
Adult Education and Literacy Advisory Committee to the Virginia Board of Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am Board of Education Meeting Room on the 22nd Floor of the James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond. This will be a work session open to the public. Public comment will not be received at this time. Minutes
Contact: Elizabeth Hawa, director of adult education and literacy programs at Elizabeth.Hawa@doe.virginia.gov or telephone (804) 225-2293; Gloria Murphy, administrative assistant, Gloria.Murphy@doe.virginia.gov or telephone (804) 786-3347.

June 11
Virginia Commission on Civics Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am- noon Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia 23220. The meeting is open to the public.
Minutes
Contacts: Dr. Beverly Thurston (Beverly.Thurston@doe.virginia.gov ), 804 225-2893, or Joel M. Dexter (Joel.Dexter@doe.virginia.gov ), 804 371-0754, at the Department of Education.

June 18
Virginia Advisory Committee for Career and Technical Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am- 11:00am CTE Resource Center at 2002 Bremo Road, Richmond Following the business session, the committee members will attend the Creating Excellence Awards Ceremony at noon to help present awards. Minutes
Contact: Ms. Sandra Johnson, Office of Career and Technical Education Services, (804) 225-2847, Sandra.Johnson@doe.virginia.gov

June 18
VSDB Project Community Meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
7:00 pm Virginia School for the Deaf, Blind and Multi-Disabled at Hampton in the Bradford Hall Auditorium The Virginia Department of Education and the Department of General Services will present the work completed to date to design the new consolidated state school for children with sensory impairments. The consolidated school will serve children who are deaf, blind or have multiple disabilities in addition to a sensory impairment. Architectural staff will provide a brief presentation on the conceptual design for the new program, campus renovation and new construction for the Staunton campus site. A question and answer period will be provided. The meeting is open to the public. Sign language interpreters will be provided. Status Report
Contact: Dr. Karen Trump, Director of the two Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, (804) 225-2702, (804) 786-2691 TTY. Support Staff - Beverly Wynter, (804) 786-8079

June 19
VSDB Project Community Meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
7:00 pm Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind at Staunton in the Healy Auditorium The Virginia Department of Education and the Department of General Services will present the work completed to date to design the new consolidated state school for children with sensory impairments. The consolidated school will serve children who are deaf, blind or have multiple disabilities in addition to a sensory impairment. Architectural staff will provide a brief presentation on the conceptual design for the new program, campus renovation and new construction for the Staunton campus site. A question and answer period will be provided. The meeting is open to the public. Sign language interpreters will be provided.
Contact: Dr. Karen Trump, Director of the two Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, (804) 225-2702, (804) 786-2691 TTY. Support Staff - Beverly Wynter, (804) 786-8079

June 28
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Agenda and Minutes
Contact:
Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

July 2007

July 18-20
State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
July 18 5:30 pm

July 19- 20
8:00 am
Comfort Inn Conference Center, 3200 West Broad Street Richmond, VA 23230; (804) 359-4061 Agenda
Public comment will be received. The comment can be provided in person, written, faxed or email.
Ms. Cathy Pomfrey

Phone: Voice (804) 225-3252
TTY toll-free (800) 422-1098


July 24
Board of Education's Committee on School and Division Accountability
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:00 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond The agenda calls for reports from Buchanan County Public Schools on several new and effective programs, a report on the progress of the MOU from Petersburg City Public Schools, and a panel discussion by statewide educational and business groups on the possible requirements for the technical diplomas. The meeting is open to the public, and all interested persons are welcome to attend.
Minutes
Contact:
Margaret Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education 804-225-2924.

July 25
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Agenda and Minutes
Contact:
Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

August 2007

August 3
Virginia Commission on Civics Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am- 12:00 pm Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia 23220; Phone: 804-358-4901 The meeting is open to the public. This will be a work session, and public comment will not be received at this time.
Minutes
Contact: Joel M Dexter Civics Specialist, Virginia Department of Education, P. O. Box 2120 23rd Floor, Richmond, VA 23218
804-371-0754

September 2007

September 17
Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Holiday Inn Select Koger South (Chesterfield County) Parlors A and B 1021 Koger Center Boulevard Richmond, Virginia 23235 (804) 379-3800 Contact: Mrs. Patty Pitts, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Teacher Education and Licensure, (804) 371-2522
Patty.Pitts@doe.virginia.gov

September 18
VSDB Advisory Commission
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am - 11:00 am 20th floor conference room, James Monore Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond 23219 This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Beverly Wynter, Admin Asst. Virginia Dept of Education Office of State Schools (804) 786-8079 Phone (804) 371-8796 Fax

September 25
Board of Education's School and Division Accountability Committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond The preliminary agenda for the committee includes a review of requests from local divisions for Conditional Accreditation ratings and discussions on the technical diplomas and graduation rate provisions to be contained in the proposed Standards of Accreditation. The meeting is open to the public, and all interested persons are welcome to attend. Public comment will be received at the business meeting on Wednesday.
Agenda and Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

September 26
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Agenda and Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

October 2007

October 10
Office of Dispute Resolution and Administrative Services Stakeholders Group Meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am- 1:00pm Virginia Department of Education Monroe Building-20th floor 101 N. 14th Street Richmond, VA 23218 Meeting to review Virginia’s State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report relative to Indicators 16 through 19. The Stakeholders Group will review data outcomes for various components of the dispute resolution process and discuss progress toward target rates as well as various implementation activities. There will be no public comment period, but the public is invited to attend as observers.
Contact:
Sheila Gray at 804-225-2013 or Kathleen Harris at 804-786-0608

October 17
Board of Education's School and Division Accountability Committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:30 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond The purpose of the committee meeting will be to hear a status report on the MOA from the Petersburg City Public Schools officials. The committee will also hear comments from VASSP regarding the technical diplomas and proposed graduation rate provisions to be included in the revised SOA. Meeting is open to the public, and all interested persons are welcome to attend.Agenda and Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

October 18
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Meeting is open to the public, and all interested persons are welcome to attend. Public comment will be received.
Agenda and Minutes
Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

October 23
Virginia Advisory Committee for Career and Technical Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach
Directions
The meeting is open to the public. This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Sandra Johnson Office Coordinator, Virginia Department of Education, Career and Technical Education, P.O. Box 2120 Richmond, VA, 23218-2120, Phone: 804/225-2051, FAX: 804/371-2456

October 24-26
State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
October 24
7:00 pm

October 25 - 26
8:30 am
Kirkley Hotel, 2900 Candler's Mountain Road, Lynchburg, VA. 24502; Phone: (866) 510-6333 Agenda
Public comment will be received at the forum, which begins at 7 p.m. on October 25. Persons needing special accommodations, including sign language interpreting should contact
Ms. Cathy Pomfrey or by phone: 804-225-3252 Voice; 800-422-1098 TTY by June 15, 2007.

November 2007

November 19
Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Holiday Inn Select Koger South (Chesterfield County) Parlors A and B 1021 Koger Center Boulevard Richmond, Virginia 23235 (804) 379-3800 Agenda and Minutes
Contact:
Mrs. Patty Pitts, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Teacher Education and Licensure, (804) 371-2522
Patty.Pitts@doe.virginia.gov

November 26
Board of Education Public Hearings
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
7:00 pm- 9:00 pm Four different locations follow. Four public hearings will be held to solicit comments on the proposed revised History and Social Science, Health Education, Physical Education, and Driver Education Standards of Learning. All hearings begin at 7 p.m. and will adjourn by 9 p.m. Registration of speakers will begin at 6 p.m. Contact: Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

Mills E. Godwin High School
2101 Pump Road
Richmond, VA 23238
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Lake Taylor High School
1384 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502
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Robinson Secondary School
5035 Sideburn Road
Burke, VA  22032 
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George Wythe High School
#1 Maroon Way
Wytheville, VA 24382
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November 28
Board of Education's School and Division Level Accountability Committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:30 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Agenda and Minutes
The agenda for the meeting includes a discussion of proposed revisions to the Standards of Accreditation regulations regarding the technical diplomas and the provisions for the graduation rate. This is a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact:
Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.

November 29
Board of Education Business meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Agenda and Minutes
Contact:
Margaret Roberts, 804-225-2924.
Immediately following the adjournment of the business session the Board will convene to hear public comment on the proposed Curriculum Framework for Algebra, Functions, and Data Analysis Standards of Learning. Written comment is also welcomed. Mail comments to Mr. Jim Firebaugh, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218.

December 2007

December 10
VSDB Advisory Commission
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 20th floor the Wilson Meeting Room of the James Monroe Building, 101 Nth 14th Street, Richmond Virginia The meeting is open to the public.
Minutes
Contact: Ms. Beverly Wynter, Administrative Assistant, Virginia Dept. of Education - State Schools; (804) 786-8079

December 10
Charter School Application Review Committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am 20th floor conference room James Monroe Building 101 N. 14th Street Richmond, VA 23218 Minutes
Contact:
Mrs. Diane Jay, 804-225-2905

December 11
Commission on Civics Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am Virginia Historical Society Minutes
The meeting is open to the public. This will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.

Contact:
Dr. Beverly Thurston at the Virginia Department of Education; 804/ 225-2893

December 11
Student Advisory Committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am- 3:00 pm Crowne Plaza Hotel, 555 East Canal Street, Richmond 23219 The first meeting of the Board of Education’s 2007-2008 Student Advisory Committee. The meeting is open to the public; however, 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.

December 18
Special Education Stakeholders Group Meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am- 1:00 pm James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA James River Meeting Room on lower level The Virginia Department of Education will be holding a Stakeholders Group meeting to discuss Indicator 5 of the Special Education State Performance Plan on special education placement. There will be no public comment period, but the public is invited to attend as observers.
Contacts: Paul Raskopf (804) 225-2080, Jim Brashears (804) 225-3138 or Anu Upadhyaya (804) 786-9022

December 19
Special Education Stakeholders Group Meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am- 1:00 pm James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA 20th floor, Wilson Meeting Room The Virginia Department of Education will be holding a Stakeholders Group meeting to discuss Indicator 3 of the Special Education State Performance Plan on special education assessment. There will be no public comment period, but the public is invited to attend as observers.
Contacts: Paul Raskopf (804) 225-2080, Jeff Phenicie (804) 371-7582 or Anu Upadhyaya (804) 786-9022

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