SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 16
April 5, 1996
|FROM:||William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Grant Applications for Programs Involving Homeless Children and Youth|
Enclosed is the 1996-97 proposal package to be used for applying for funding under the Stewart B. McKinney Education for Homeless Children and Youth program authorized by the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, as amended September 28, 1994. Grant awards are provided for direct services to ensure the enrollment, attendance, and success of homeless children and youth in school. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis. Dr. James Stronge, at the College of William and Mary, is the State Coordinator for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth. Questions regarding the grant or the application process should be referred to Dr. Stronge or Pamela Tucker, Program Administrator, (804) 221-4002. Local school divisions that wish to compete for funds have the option of submitting the individual application or the consolidated local application under the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994. Complete proposals should be received by 5:00 p.m. on June 3, 1996. Send Proposals (3 copies) to: Dr. James H. Stronge Virginia Homeless Education School of Education The College of William and Mary P. O. Box 8795 Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-8795 WCBJr:tsc Enclosure: This memo and its attachment will be sent to the superintendent's office
HOMELESS EDUCATION PROJECT The College of William & Mary School of Education P. O. Box 8795 Williamsburg, Virginia 23187 Announcing a drive-in workshop for current grant coordinators and prospective applicants for 1996-97 McKinney Act grants. WHERE: PDS Training Center, PDS Room # 1 (up the stairs next to the cafeteria on the first floor) Virginia Department of Education James Monroe Building 101 N. 14th Street Richmond, Virginia WHEN: Wednesday, April 24, 1996 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. AGENDA: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Welcome and Introductions Comments by George Irby, Director Office of Compensatory Programs Budgetary Update Explanation of the Application Process Question and Answer Period Success Stories 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch (Continuation of morning agenda) 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Meeting with 1995-96 project directors External Evaluation Results Strategies to Break Down Barriers Publications Review DIRECTIONS: The James Monroe Building is located at 14th and Franklin Streets in downtown Richmond. From 64, take the I-95 South exit. Take the Franklin Street exit off of I-95, turn left at the traffic light on Franklin Street, turn right and proceed to Main Street. Turn right on Main Street. There is a parking lot ($3.50/day) and parking garage on the left next to the National Bank. RSVP for box lunch which will be provided by calling (804) 221-4002. Dr. James Stronge Office: (804) 221-4002 State Homeless Education Coordinator Fax: (804) 221-2988 Pamela Tucker Program Administrator