COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 31

December 18, 2001

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Modeling Algebra for Student Success: Virginia Algebra Initiative for Secondary Teachers (Year 2)

 

Superintendent's Inf. Memorandum No. 169, issued on November 30, 2001, provides information regarding Modeling Algebra for Student Success: Virginia Algebra Initiative for Secondary Teachers (Year 2). This

memo can be accessed on the Virginia Department of Educations website at:

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2001/inf169.html.

 

The goal of the initiative is to effect a shift in algebra instruction by involving teachers in professional development activities over an extended period of time. Division superintendents may register one teacher from each high school and one from each middle school for the Algebra I Initiative. Participant expenses (lodging and board) will be paid by the Department of Education. The registration form can be accessed at:

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2001/inf169a.pdf.

 

Further information may be obtained from Deborah Kiger Lyman (mailto:dlyman@mail.vak12ed.edu), mathematics specialist, at (804) 786-6418.

 

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