COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 26

September 23, 2008

ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE/SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Linda M. Wallinger

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

2008 High School Business and Accounting Educators' Symposium

 

The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) is hosting the 2008 High School Educators' Symposium on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, from 8 a. m. to 3:30 p. m. at the Richmond VSCPA Center, located at 4309 Cox Road, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060.

 

The symposium is an opportunity for high school business and accounting teachers and administrators to explore resources, programs, and initiatives available to high school educators, including online accounting classes, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), connecting certified public accountants to students in accounting at the high school level, and more.

 

Registration is available online at http:/www.vscpa.org/Public/Conference/Description.aspx?courseID=085-106 or by calling (800) 341-818. The cost for the Symposium is $25 and includes materials, instruction, breakfast, and a networking luncheon. The VSCPA will provide all participants with proof of attendance following the Symposium.

For more information, please contact Deborah Kiger Bliss, mathematics coordinator, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, by e-mail at Deborah.Bliss@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 786-6418; or Tracey Zink, VSCPA community relations coordinator, by e-mail at tzink@vscpa.com or by telephone at (800) 733-8272.

 

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