DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
PRINS. MEMO NO. 28
September 30, 2008
Linda M. Wallinger
Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
Student teams from middle schools in
The mission of the Future City Competition is to provide a fun and exciting educational engineering program for seventh- and eighth-grade students that combines a stimulating engineering challenge with a "hands-on" application. Teams create a model city of the future. The project gives students an opportunity to see city planning and engineering issues as challenging and enjoyable. It puts into perspective the problems that our cities are trying to solve on a daily basis across
The registration form is available at the Future City website at http://www.futurecity.org/ and the deadline for registration is October 31, 2008.
For additional information, please contact Selena Griffett by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (757) 728-2038; or Dr. Lois Williams, STEM coordinator, Office of Middle and High Instruction, by e-mail at Lois.Williams@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 786-8078.