COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 046

November 11, 2003

ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE/SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

38th Annual National Career Development Month Poster and Poetry Contests

 

Attached is a brochure designating November 17-23, 2003, as National Career Development Week. The week is designed to highlight the importance of life-long career development. It is suggested that events and activities be planned to help examine lives, careers, and the alternatives available to increase personal success. In addition, November 19 has been designated as National Career Development Day and the entire month of November as National Career Development Month.

 

Included in the brochure is an official entry form from the National Career Development Association (NCDA), announcing the 38th Annual NCDA Career Development Poetry and Poster Contest. Every adult and student enrolled in public, private, and parochial schools is eligible to compete. All entries must be submitted before December 15, 2003, and winners will be announced on the NCDA website at www.ncda.org by April 15, 2004.

 

Please copy and distribute copies of the brochure to counselors and teachers in your school. If you have questions concerning the contest, please contact Dr. Jan Harris (jharris1@mail.vak12ed.edu), career connections specialist at 804-225-3370.

 

PIW/sgj

 

Attachment

 

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/administrators/principals_memos/2003/ems046a.pdf