COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 27

September 30, 2008

ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE/SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Linda M. Wallinger

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Seminar for Teachers of Algebra, Functions, and Data Analysis

 

A two-day seminar for teachers of the new, optional, high school course, Algebra, Functions, and Data Analysis, will be held in Henrico County, near Richmond, at Hermitage High School on October 9-10, 2008. The seminar is for persons who will be teaching the course during the 2008-2009 academic year and will focus on using available technologies to build concepts in the specified content. The seminar is sponsored by Casio and facilitated by the Virginia Department of Education. The seminar will consist of four three-hour sessions, two sessions per day. Each participant will be in all four sessions. Session instructors are part of Casio's professional development team. Participants will be eligible for recertification points, pending approval by individual school divisions.

 

The attached teacher registration form must be signed by the school principal. Lunch and light snacks will be served each day. Participants will be responsible for all other expenses. A list of local hotels will be provided when selection is confirmed. Registration forms must be submitted by October 2, 2008.

 

If you have questions, 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.

 

LW/DKB/yba

 

Attachment

 

a. Seminar Registration Form (Word)