COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 16

May 3, 2005

ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE/SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Linda M. Wallinger

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

2005 Teacher-to-Teacher Workshops

 

The U.S. Department of Education will again host a series of workshops for teachers and principals in summer 2005. The Teacher-to-Teacher Summer Workshops will be geared toward K-12 teachers and principals. Breakout sessions will cover the content areas of literacy/reading, mathematics, science, history, and the arts. Additional sessions will be held on school leadership, the No Child Left Behind Act, IDEA, using data effectively, and many other topics and strategies that can enable students of all levels to improve academically.

 

The summer workshops will be held in six cities: Cincinnati, Ohio (June 2022); Phoenix, Arizona (June 2729); Minneapolis, Minnesota (July 1113); Tampa, Florida (July 1820); Bethesda, Maryland (July 2527); and San Jose, California (August 13). Registration will open soon. Visit www.ed.gov/teacherinitiative and sign up for Teacher Updates to receive updates regarding registration.

 

For attendees, the registration and the professional development sessions are free of charge. Meals and refreshments will be provided during the scheduled workshop activities. Participants are responsible for their transportation and lodging.

 

The U.S. Department of Education is now accepting proposals from teachers and those who work with teachers on a daily basis who would like to present at this conference. For additional information, please visit www.ed.gov/teacherinitiative; or contact Connie Fisher, teacher quality special projects coordinator, at (804)371-7583 or connie.fisher@doe.virginia.gov.

 

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