COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 19

March 12, 2002

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Advanced Placement Test Preparation

 

In preparation for the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) test administration during the first two weeks of May 2002, the Virginia Department of Education's Virginia Satellite Educational Network (VSEN) will broadcast examination preparation lessons in April for VSEN AP courses. Teachers are encouraged to tape the broadcasts for assistance with test review.

 

Broadcast dates are April 11, 18, and 25 according to the following schedule:

 

April 11, 1:30 p.m. AP Statistics; 2:30 p.m. AP Calculus (AB)

April 18, 1:30 p.m. AP U.S. History; 2:30 p.m. General Exam Preparation

April 25, 1:30 p.m. AP English; 2:30 p.m. AP U.S. Government

 

All broadcasts will air on the VSEN satellite, Galaxy 3R, Channel 13. Courses offered through the Wise County Electronic Classroom air Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. through 1:20 p.m. on Galaxy 3R, Channel 13, for assistance identifying the correct channel.

 

In addition to the satellite broadcasts, AP course information is available through the VSEN website at: http://www.vsenvirginia.org/.

 

For more information on VSEN or help locating the satellite broadcasts, contact Greg Weisiger, associate director, teleproduction services at (804) 692-0335.

 

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