COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 19
January 26, 1996

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM:
 
William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT:
 
Requests for Proposals for Training and Technical Assistance 
Centers for Personnel Serving Students with Disabilities

 
  The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce
  a request for proposals for Training and Technical
  Assistance Centers (T/TACs) for personnel serving students
  with disabilities.  This project offers any interested
  party, including local school divisions, an opportunity to
  operate a center within a statewide system, where local
  public school division and state operated programs'
  personnel can access training and technical assistance that
  promote improved performance of students with disabilities.  
  Awards will be made competitively based on the Department's
  proposal review process. 
  
  An optional pre-proposal conference will be held on Tuesday
  February 6, 1996, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the
  Virginia Department of Education, James Monroe Building, 101
  North 14th Street, Conference Room B-Main Level, Richmond,
  VA.  In case of inclement weather, call (804) 225-2707 for
  message regarding cancellation of the conference.
  
  The request for proposal (RFP) application package is being
  forwarded under separate cover.  A copy of the application
  package is also being mailed to local directors of special
  education.  RFPs must be received by Dr. Patricia Abrams,
  Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond,
  VA 23218-2120, by 5:00 p.m. on April 5, 1996.  Questions
  pertaining to this RFP may be directed to Dr. Abrams at
  (804) 225-2707.
  
  
  
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  THIS MEMO AND ITS ATTACHMENTS WILL BE SENT AS A HARD COPY TO
  THE SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE.