COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 66

October 15, 2002

ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE/SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

2003 Governors Summer Residential Programs

 

The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce the application process for the 2003 Governors Summer Residential Programs. Superintendents Informational Memo #136, released on October 4, 2002, offers students in public school divisions and private schools, as well as home-schooled students, an opportunity to apply for any one of the six Governors Foreign Language Academies or the seven Summer Residential Governors Schools. A list of important dates associated with 2003 programs may be accessed at the following Web address: /administrators/superintendents_memos/2002/inf136a.pdf. The 2003 Summer Residential Governors Schools applications and other supporting documents may be accessed at the following Web address: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/Govschools/SRGS. Information and applications for the Governors Foreign Language Academies may be accessed at the following Web address: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/Language/GAindex.html.

As in previous years, school divisions are allocated a specific number of nominees for the various programs. The school divisions gifted education coordinator is the designated contact person for all local decisions and should indicate the dates for intra-divisional activities associated with the selection of nominees.

 

Nominations for the Governors Foreign Language Academies are due to the Department of Education by January 15, 2003. Questions regarding these programs may be addressed to Faye Rollings-Carter (frolling@pen.k12.va.us), principal specialist for foreign languages, at 804/225-2593.

 

Nominations for the Summer Residential Governors Schools are due to the Department of Education by February 13, 2003. Questions regarding these programs may be addressed to Barbara McGonagill (bmcgonag@pen.k12.va.us), principal specialist for Governors Schools and gifted education, at 804/225-2884.