COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 26

December 11, 2007

ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE/SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Linda M. Wallinger

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Recognition of an Outstanding Middle or Secondary Mathematics or Science Teacher by the Virginia Tech Chapter of Sigma Xi

 

The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce that the Virginia Tech Chapter of Sigma Xi will be recognizing an outstanding middle or secondary mathematics or science teacher. This award is part of Sigma Xi's national program, intended to recognize career-long commitments to providing meaningful learning experiences for students.

The selected teacher will receive an engraved plaque and a $500 cash award presented at Sigma Xis annual initiation and awards banquet in Blacksburg in April 2008. In addition, $500 is donated to the teacher's school in support of mathematics and science programs. Costs for the honoree and his or her principal to travel to and attend the banquet will be fully reimbursed.

 

The online nomination form can be found at https://survey.vt.edu/survey/entry.jsp?id=1196373381797. Nominations are due by January 16, 2008.

For additional information contact Dr. John M. Galbraith at ttcf@vt.edu or by telephone at (540) 231-9784.

 

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