Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Aviation Art Contest, Teacher Grants, and Scholarship Programs|
The following information related to aviation education is available from the Department of Aviation. If you are interested in any of these programs and want additional information, contact the Virginia Department of Aviation at (804) 225-3783 or (804) 236-3624.
2002 International Aviation Art Contest
The theme of the 2002 Contest is "Silent Flight." The contest is open to young people ages 6-17. All artwork must be postmarked no later than January 7, 2002.
2002 Aviation Teacher Grant Program
The application deadline is November 30, 2001. Grants for aviation-related projects may be funded up to $250.
2002 NCASE Teacher Scholarship Program
The Virginia Department of Aviation
plans to sponsor two teachers to attend the 2002 National Congress on Aviation
and Space Education scheduled for April 3-6, 2002, at the Crystal Gateway
Marriott Hotel in Arlington, VA. This conference was announced in Superintendentís
Inf. Memorandum No. 119 dated August 31, 2001, at /administrators/superintendents_memos/2001/inf119.html.
2002 VASEF Aviation Scholarship Program
Beginning in 2002, a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded each year to a Virginia high school senior planning a career in aviation.
For further information, please contact Vernon L. Wildy (email@example.com), associate director of secondary instructional services, at (804) 225-2877.