COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 9

February 12, 2002

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Law-Related Institute for Middle and Secondary Social Science and Foreign Language Teachers

 

The Virginia Center for the Teaching of International Studies will offer its second one-week summer institute for middle and high school teachers entitled Law-Related Issues in Europe and Africa.

 

Participation is limited to 22 Virginia middle or high school teachers of social studies and foreign language. No more than 10 participants will be selected from the Richmond metropolitan area. All participants will receive a $300 stipend upon completion of the program requirements. Three graduate credits are optional. Tuition cost for the three credits is $318.

 

The institute will begin Monday, July 8, 2002, and end Friday, July 12, 2002. It will be held at the Christian Childrens Fund headquarters in Richmond, Virginia. Lodging, mileage, and per diem will be paid for participants outside the Richmond area. Two follow-up sessions will be held, one in fall 2002 and one in spring 2003.

 

For more information and application materials, contact Dr. John Rossi or Ms. Malinda Rhone at the Virginia Center for the Teaching of International Studies at (804)644-0085 or wacrichmond@aol.com. The application deadline is March 1, 2002.

 

For further information, please contact Colleen C. Bryant (cbryant@mail.vak12ed.edu), secondary history and social science specialist, at (804)786-4640.

 

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