COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 143
August 16, 1996

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Vocational Education Entitlements for 1996-97

 
Attached is a printout reflecting the 1996-97 Carl Perkins
Federal entitlements for each school division.  These funds will
be distributed in the following manner once the local plan has
been approved - 50% of the entitlement on the December 30, 1996
EFT and 30% on the March 15, 1997 EFT.  The remaining 20% of the
entitlement must be requested through the reimbursement process. 
Instructions and forms will be sent out at a later date
concerning the 20%.

A Supts. Memo. concerning state entitlements for Occupational
Prep, Adult and Equipment will be distributed once the
accountability report is received from all school divisions and
audited.  School divisions may use the amount of state funds they
received in 1995-96 as an estimate for 1996-97 until final
entitlements are computed.  

Any questions concerning the entitlements may be addressed to
Mrs. June Eanes, Budget Director, at (804) 225-2060, or Mrs.
Leigh H. Williams, Budget Analyst, at (804) 225-2031.  If
additional information is needed, please contact Dr. Neils
Brooks, Director of Vocational Education, at (804) 225-2847.

RTL/lw

Attachment -   This memo and its attachment will be sent to the
               superintendent's office.