COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 11

August 22, 2006

ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE/SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Linda M. Wallinger

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Annual Conference

 

The Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (VASCD) extends an invitation to all administrators and other professional educators within your school or school division to participate in the 2006 VASCD Annual Conference. The conference theme for this year is Student Achievement: ALL Means ALL and is scheduled for November 30 December 1, 2006, at the Williamsburg Marriott in Williamsburg, Virginia.

This conference will be highlighted by presentations by Dr. Ruby Payne, Rick and Becky DuFour, and Dr. Billy Cannaday, Jr. Dr. Payne, author of the book A Framework for Understanding Poverty, will provide a general session addressing the topic, ALL Means ALL: What We Need to Know About Children From Poverty. Rick and Becky Dufour, known for their work regarding professional learning communities, will provide a general session, Learning Communities for ALL Children. Dr. Cannaday will provide the official welcome for the conference. A variety of breakout sessions will also be presented by practicing educators from across the Commonwealth.

 

For additional information regarding the conference, including registration, please see the VASCD website at http://virginia.ascd.org/.

 

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