COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 50
March 8, 1996

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Availability of Funds for "EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES"


  Under the provisions of Adult Literacy, Chapter 853 of the
  Virginia Acts of Assembly, set-aside funds will be available
  for providing employee development services that will assist
  the workforce of the Commonwealth with the educational
  skills necessary to meet the challenges of tomorrow's
  workplace. 
  
  Eligible applicants for funds under these provisions include
  local educational agencies, public or private non-profit
  agencies, organizations, and institutions. Any eligible
  recipient who wishes to apply for funds will be required to
  submit a proposal.  Copies of the Request for Proposal (RFP)
  packet including policies and procedures, guidelines, and an
  application form may be obtained from the Office of Adult
  Education, Department of Education, P. O. Box 2120,
  Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120.  Proposals should be
  delivered no later than 4:00 p.m., Monday, April 15, 1996 to
  the Office of Adult Education located at 101 N. 14th Street,
  19th floor, Richmond, VA 23219.
  
  Interested applicants should request a copy of the Request
  for Proposal (RFP) packet.  For further information, contact
  Dr. Rebecca J. Moak, Adult Education, Virginia Department of
  Education, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA, 23218-2120;
  telephone (804) 371-2924.
  
  
  WCBJr/hs