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January 2008

January 9
Special Education Stakeholders Group Meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm- 4:00 pm James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA 20th floor conference room This is a meeting to discuss Preschool Indicators 6, 7 and 12 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.
Contact: Paul Raskopf (804) 225-2080, Phyllis Mondak (804) 225-2675 or Anu Upadhyaya (804) 786-9022

January 9
Board of Education's Committee on School and Division Accountability
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:30 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Agenda and Minutes
The preliminary agenda calls for panel discussion with representatives of SACS-CASI, followed by a status report on the MOU with the Petersburg City Public Schools. 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/ 225-2925

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
Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

January 14
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

January 16
Policy and Regulations Standing Committee of the State Special Education Advisory Committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
11:30 am - 1:30 pm James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA Jefferson Room B/C, located on the 22nd Floor Meeting to draft the State Special Education Advisory Committee’s Public Comment on the proposed special education regulations. There will be no public comment period, but the public is invited to attend as observers.
Contact: Sheila Gray at 804-225-2013, Melissa Smith at 804-371-0524, or Suzanne Creasey at 804-225-2923

January 16
Virginia Advisory Committee for Career and Technical Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:30 am - 2:00 pm CTE Resource Center, 2002 Bremo Road, Richmond, VA The meeting is open to the public.
Minutes
Contact: Ms. Sandra Johnson, administrative assistant, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218; 804/ 225-2051

January 24-25
State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
January 24
8:30 am

January 25
8:30 am
Holiday Inn Select Richmond-Koger South Conference Center 10800 Midlothian Turnpike Richmond, Va 23235 Hotel Front Desk: 1-804-379-3800; Hotel Fax: 1-804-379-2763 Agenda and Minutes
Public comment will be received. 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 January 4, 2008.
In case of inclement weather, call 804-225-2707, after 2:00 PM on the previous day, for recorded information on cancellation.

January 29
Career and Technical Education 5-Year State Plan Public Hearing
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chesapeake City, Joliff Middle School, 1021 Joliff Road, Chesapeake, Virginia 23321 The Virginia State Board of Education seeks public comment on the draft of the Career and Technical Education 5-Year Plan. Speakers are asked to limit their remarks to three minutes each. All speakers are urged to provide at least one copy of their remarks. SBOE Board Member presiding: Dr. Ella P. Ward
Contact: Anne Rowe, CTE Coordinator Virginia Department of Education P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120 804-225-2838 Phone; 804-371-2546 Fax

February 2008

February 5
Career and Technical Education 5-Year State Plan Public Hearing
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Fairfax County, Falls Church High School, 7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church, VA 22042 The Virginia State Board of Education seeks public comment on the draft of the Career and Technical Education 5-Year Plan. Speakers are asked to limit their remarks to three minutes each. All speakers are urged to provide at least one copy of their remarks. SBOE Board Member presiding: Eleanor B. Saslaw
Contact: Anne Rowe, CTE Coordinator Virginia Department of Education P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120 804-225-2838 Phone; 804-371-2546 Fax

February 12
Career and Technical Education 5-Year State Plan Public Hearing
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Smyth County, Smyth Career and Technical Center, 147 Fox Valley Road, Marion , Virginia 24354 The Virginia State Board of Education seeks public comment on the draft of the Career and Technical Education 5-Year Plan. Speakers are asked to limit their remarks to three minutes each. All speakers are urged to provide at least one copy of their remarks. SBOE Board Member presiding: Dr. Thomas M. Brewster
Contact: Anne Rowe, CTE Coordinator Virginia Department of Education P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120 804-225-2838 Phone; 804-371-2546 Fax

February 21
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 N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

February 21
Career and Technical Education 5-Year State Plan Public Hearing
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
Immediately Following State Board of Education Meeting Richmond, James Monroe Building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, Virginia, 22nd Floor in the State Board of Education board room The Virginia State Board of Education seeks public comment on the draft of the Career and Technical Education 5-Year Plan. Speakers are asked to limit their remarks to three minutes each. All speakers are urged to provide at least one copy of their remarks. SBOE Board Member presiding: David L. Johnson
Contact: Anne Rowe, CTE Coordinator Virginia Department of Education P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120 804-225-2838 Phone; 804-371-2546 Fax

March 2008

March 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 Agenda and Minutes
Contact: Mrs. Patty Pitts, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Teacher Education and Licensure, (804) 371-2522

March 18
Board of Education's Committee on School and Division Accountability
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:30 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Agenda and Minutes
The preliminary agenda for the committee includes two topics: 1) A report on the status of what happens when a school with accreditation denied, conditional accreditation, or in school improvement requests a change in school number; and 2) A report for on the conditional schools. The meeting is open to the public.
Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, 804/ 225-2925

March 19
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 at the meeting.
Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

April 2008

April 16
Policy and Regulations Standing Committee of the State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
April 16
1:00 pm- 6:00 pm


Holiday Inn University Blacksburg, 900 Prices Fork Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24060, (540) 552-7001 Phone, (540) 552-0827 FAX Meeting to draft a response for the State Special Education Advisory Committee’s Public Comment on the proposed special education regulations. 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, Melissa Smith at 804-371-0524, or Suzanne Creasey at 804-225-2923.

April 16-18
State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
April 16
1:00 pm

April 17 - 18
8:00 am
Holiday Inn University Blacksburg, 900 Prices Fork Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24060, (540) 552-7001 Phone, (540) 552-0827 FAX Agenda and Minutes
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 March 21, 2008.

April 21
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

April 23
Board of Education's Student Advisory Committee
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am Crowne Plaza Hotel, 555 East Canal Street, Richmond 23219 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.

April 23
Board of Education's Committee on School and Division Accountability
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:30 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Agenda
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 N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, 804/ 225-2925

April 24
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 N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

Aoril 29
Virginia Advisory Committee for Career and Technical Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm- 4:00 pm CTE Resource Center, 2002 Bremo Road, Lower Level, Richmond, VA 23226, Ph: (804) 673-3778, Fax (804) 673-3798 The meeting is open to the public.
Minutes
Contact: Ms. Sandra Johnson, administrative assistant, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218; 804/ 225-2051

May 2008

May 8
State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC) Subcommittee to Review Annual Plans for State Operated Programs and Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm- 3:00 pm


Virginia Department of Education, James Monroe building, 101 North 14th Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor Agenda and Minutes
Persons needing special accommodations, including sign language interpreting should contact
Ms. Sheryl Smith Phone: Voice (804) 225-2932, TTY toll-free (800) 422-1098, TTY local (804) 371-2822 Fax: (804) 371-8796 by May 1, 2008.

May 12
Public Hearing: Special Education Draft Regulations
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
6:30 pm-9:30 pm Halifax Co. High School, 310 High School Circle, South Boston, VA 24592, (434) 572-4977 The Board of Education is holding 9 public hearings May 12 - June 4 regarding the proposed changes to Virginia’s special education regulations. Registration for individuals seeking to provide oral public comment will begin at 6:00 p.m. on the night of the hearing. Speakers are urged to provide written copies of their comments. Interpreters for the deaf will be provided. (More Information)
Contact: Melissa Smith at 804-371-0524, or Suzanne Creasey at 804-225-2923

May 13
Public Hearing: Special Education Draft Regulations
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
6:30 pm-9:30 pm Abingdon High School, 705 Thompson Drive, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 739-3200 The Board of Education is holding 9 public hearings May 12 - June 4 regarding the proposed changes to Virginia’s special education regulations. Registration for individuals seeking to provide oral public comment will begin at 6:00 p.m. on the night of the hearing. Speakers are urged to provide written copies of their comments. Interpreters for the deaf will be provided. (More Information)
Contact: Melissa Smith at 804-371-0524, or Suzanne Creasey at 804-225-2923

May 14
Public Hearing: Special Education Draft Regulations
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
6:30 pm-9:30 pm Hidden Valley High School, 5000 Titan Trail, Roanoke, VA 24018, (540) 776-7320 The Board of Education is holding 9 public hearings May 12 - June 4 regarding the proposed changes to Virginia’s special education regulations. Registration for individuals seeking to provide oral public comment will begin at 6:00 p.m. on the night of the hearing. Speakers are urged to provide written copies of their comments. Interpreters for the deaf will be provided. (More Information)
Contact: Melissa Smith at 804-371-0524, or Suzanne Creasey at 804-225-2923

May 15
Public Hearing: Special Education Draft Regulations
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
6:30 pm-9:30 pm Freedom High School, 25450 Riding Center Drive, South Riding, VA 20152, (703) 957-4300 The Board of Education is holding 9 public hearings May 12 - June 4 regarding the proposed changes to Virginia’s special education regulations. Registration for individuals seeking to provide oral public comment will begin at 6:00 p.m. on the night of the hearing. Speakers are urged to provide written copies of their comments. Interpreters for the deaf will be provided. (More Information)
Contact: Melissa Smith at 804-371-0524, or Suzanne Creasey at 804-225-2923

May 21-22
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 N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

May 27
Public Hearing: Special Education Draft Regulations
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
6:30 pm-9:30 pm Clover Hill High School, 13900 Hull Street Road, Midlothian, VA 23112, (804) 739-6230 The Board of Education is holding 9 public hearings May 12 - June 4 regarding the proposed changes to Virginia’s special education regulations. Registration for individuals seeking to provide oral public comment will begin at 6:00 p.m. on the night of the hearing. Speakers are urged to provide written copies of their comments. Interpreters for the deaf will be provided. (More Information)
Contact: Melissa Smith at 804-371-0524, or Suzanne Creasey at 804-225-2923

May 28
Public Hearing: Special Education Draft Regulations
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
6:30 pm-9:30 pm Norview High School, 6501 Chesapeake Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23513, (757) 852-4500 The Board of Education is holding 9 public hearings May 12 - June 4 regarding the proposed changes to Virginia’s special education regulations. Registration for individuals seeking to provide oral public comment will begin at 6:00 p.m. on the night of the hearing. Speakers are urged to provide written copies of their comments. Interpreters for the deaf will be provided. (More Information)
Contact: Melissa Smith at 804-371-0524, or Suzanne Creasey at 804-225-2923

June 2008

June 2
Public Hearing: Special Education Draft Regulations
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
6:30 pm-9:30 pm Oakton High School, 2900 Sutton Road, Vienna, VA 22181, (703) 319-2700 The Board of Education is holding 9 public hearings May 12 - June 4 regarding the proposed changes to Virginia’s special education regulations. Registration for individuals seeking to provide oral public comment will begin at 6:00 p.m. on the night of the hearing. Speakers are urged to provide written copies of their comments. Interpreters for the deaf will be provided. (More Information)
Contact: Melissa Smith at 804-371-0524, or Suzanne Creasey at 804-225-2923

June 3
Public Hearing: Special Education Draft Regulations
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
6:30 pm-9:30 pm Essex High School, 833 High School Circle, Tappahannock, VA 22560, (804) 443-4301 The Board of Education is holding 9 public hearings May 12 - June 4 regarding the proposed changes to Virginia’s special education regulations. Registration for individuals seeking to provide oral public comment will begin at 6:00 p.m. on the night of the hearing. Speakers are urged to provide written copies of their comments. Interpreters for the deaf will be provided. (More Information)
Contact: Melissa Smith at 804-371-0524, or Suzanne Creasey at 804-225-2923

June 4
Public Hearing: Special Education Draft Regulations
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
6:30 pm-9:30 pm Martin Luther King, Jr., Performing Arts Center, 1400 Melbourne Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901, (434) 295-2722 The Board of Education is holding 9 public hearings May 12 - June 4 regarding the proposed changes to Virginia’s special education regulations. Registration for individuals seeking to provide oral public comment will begin at 6:00 p.m. on the night of the hearing. Speakers are urged to provide written copies of their comments. Interpreters for the deaf will be provided. (More Information)
Contact: Melissa Smith at 804-371-0524, or Suzanne Creasey at 804-225-2923

June 16
Virginia Advisory Committee for Career and Technical Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am - 11:30 am CTE Resource Center, 2002 Bremo Road, Richmond, VA The meeting is open to the public. (the committee leaves to present awards at the Creating Excellence Awards event)
Contact: Ms. Sandra Johnson, administrative assistant, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218; 804/ 225-2051

June 18
Commmonwealth Educational Roundtable
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
11:45 am - 1:30 pm Doubletree Hotel-Richmond Airport, 5501 Eubank Road, Sandston, Virginia 23150 This will be a luncheon meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to provide you with an overview of the "Advancing Virginia's Leadership Agenda" initiative. The meeting will be a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Ms. Patty Pitts, assistant superintendent for teacher education and licensure; 804/ 371-2522

June 18
Board of Education's Committee 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 The contingency plan for Petersburg Public Schools developed by the Petersburg Contingency Planning Work Group will be presented.
Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

June 19
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 N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

July 2008

July 16
Board of Education's Committee on School and Division Accountability
Meeting Cancelled
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:30 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

July 17
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 N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

July 17
Board of Education's Committee on the Standards of Quality
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
Follows Board of Education's Meeting Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond This meeting previously scheduled for Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at 4 p.m. will meet immediately following the Board of Education’s regular meeting.
Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

July 16-18
State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
July 16
7:00 pm

July 17 - 18
8:30 am
Holiday Inn Select, Richmond-Koger South Conference Center, 10800 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23235, Hotel Front Desk: 1-804-379-3800; Hotel Fax: 1-804-379-2763 Agenda and Minutes
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 July 9, 2008.

August 2008

August 5
Virginia Commission on Civics Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am- 12:00 pm Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220 Minutes
This is a working session, and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Joel M. Dexter, Civics Specialist, Virginia Department of Education, P. O. Box 2120, 23rd Floor, Richmond, VA 23218 (804)371-0754

September 2008

September 15
Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am - 3:00 pm DoubleTree Hotel Richmond Airport, Presidential North Room, 5501 Eubank Road, Sandston VA 23150, (804) 226-6400 Agenda and Minutes
Contact:
Mrs. Patty Pitts, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Teacher Education and Licensure, (804) 371-2522

September 22nd, 23rd and 25th
Board of Education to hold four hearings for Public Comment on the Regulations Governing Educational Services for Gifted Students. Four Public Hearings will be Convened.
TIMES AND LOCATIONS DETAILS

September 22, 2008, 7:00PM-9:00PM, Marshall High School, Fairfax County

September 22, 2008, 7:00PM-9:00PM, Oscar F. Smith High School, Chesapeake

September 23, 2008, 7:00PM-9:00PM, Radford High School, Radford

September 25, 2008, following the BOE meeting 11:00AM, Jefferson Conference Room, James Monroe Building, Richmond

Contact: Dr. Donna L. Poland, Specialist, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218

September 23
Virginia Advisory Committee for Career and Technical Education
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm Plumbers and Steamfitters Local, 1606 Orange Avenue, NW, Roanoke, VA 24017 Minutes
This is a work session and public comment will not be received at this time.
Contact: Elizabeth M. Russell, Director, Office of Career and Technical Education, Virginia Department of Education, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120, Telephone : 804-225-2847 Fax : 804-371-2456

September 24
Board of Education's Committee on School and Division Accountability
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
3:30 pm Jefferson Conference Room on the 22nd floor of the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond

Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, 804/ 225-2925


September 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 N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

October 2008


October 10
Virginia Advisory Committee for the Education of the Gifted
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
10:00 am Maggie L. Walker Governor's School - Board Conference Room, 1000 N. Lombardy Street, Richmond, VA 23220 Agenda
Contact:
Dr. Donna L. Poland, Specialist, Governor's Schools & Gifted Education Office of Middle and High School Instruction Virginia Department of Education Voice: (804) 225-2884, Fax: (804) 786-5466

October 22-24
State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
October 22
6:00 pm

October 23 - 24
8:00 am
The Holiday Inn I-64 West End Crossroads, 2000 Staples Mill Road, Richmond, VA 23230, Phone: (804) 359-6061
website
Agenda
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 October 15, 2008.

October 23
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
Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

October 30
Board of Education to hold five hearings for Public Comment on the Proposed Revisions to the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
7:00 pm

Jolliff Middle School, 1021 Jolliff Rd., Chesapeake

Waynesboro High School, 1200 Main St., Waynesboro

Highland Springs High School, 15 S. Oak Ave., Highland Springs

George Wythe High School, 1 Maroon Way, Wytheville

Thomas A. Edison High School 5801 Franconia Rd., Alexandria

Contact: Margaret N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

November 2008

November 17
Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL)
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am - 3:00 pm DoubleTree Hotel Richmond Airport, Presidential North Room, 5501 Eubank Road, Sandston VA 23150, (804) 226-6400 Agenda and Minutes
Contact: Mrs. Patty Pitts, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Teacher Education and Licensure, (804) 371-2522

November 20
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 N. Roberts, executive assistant to the Board of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120; 804/ 225-2924; Fax: 804/ 225-2524

November 25
VSDB Advisory Commission
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 20th floor of the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond Virginia The purpose of this meeting is to share updates of activities relative to the consolidation of the two Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind and other VSDB program information. There will be an opportunity for public comment at 2 p.m. If interpreter services are requested, please contact Dr. Trump in advance.
Contact: Dr. Karen Trump, Director of State Operated Programs; Telephone (804) 225-2702; (804) 786-2691 TTY

December 2008

December 1
Board of Education to hold two hearings to solicit comments on the proposed revised Mathematics Standards of Learning.
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
7:00 pm

Hermitage High School
8301 Hungary Spring Road
Richmond, VA 23228

Pulaski County High School
5414 Cougar Trail
Dublin, VA 24084

Registration of speakers will begin at 6:30 p.m. Speakers will have three minutes to speak and should bring copies of their comments for the Board. Comments may be faxed to the Department of Education at (804) 786-5466 or sent via mail or e-mail 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.
If you need additional information about the proposed Mathematics Standards of Learning, please contact Mrs. Bliss by e-mail at Deborah.Bliss@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 786-6418.

December 2
Special Education Stakeholders Group Meeting
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
9:00 am - 1:00 pm James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, Richmond, VA, 21st Floor Tyler Conference Room 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 or Anu Upadhyaya (804) 786-9022.

December 3
Board of Education to hold three hearings to solicit comments on the proposed revised Mathematics Standards of Learning.
TIME LOCATION DETAILS
7:00 pm

Linkhorne Middle School
2525 Linkhorne Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24503

Joliff Middle School
1024 Joliff Road
Chesapeake, VA 23321

Robinson Secondary School
5035 Sideburn Road
Fairfax, VA 22032

Registration of speakers will begin at 6:30 p.m. Speakers will have three minutes to speak and should bring copies of their comments for the Board. Comments may be faxed to the Department of Education at (804) 786-5466 or sent via mail or e-mail 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.
If you need additional information about the proposed Mathematics Standards of Learning, please contact Mrs. Bliss by e-mail at Deborah.Bliss@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 786-6418.



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