COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 172
November 21, 1997

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM:
 
Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Superintendent's Advisory Council

 
          The Superintendent's Advisory Council meets
  regularly.  It is composed of the chairmen of the eight
  regional study groups, plus the VASS officers and executive
  director, the superintendent of the Department of Correctional
  Education, the executive director of the VSBA, and a
  representative of the Virginia Council for Private Education. 
  We will distribute the minutes of each  meeting by means of a
  Superintendent's Memorandum.

          The minutes of the meeting of November 7, 1997, are
  attached.  If you have questions regarding this information,
  please contact Ken Magill at (804) 225-2073.

          Thank you.

  RTL/jd

  Attachment:  A hard copy of this memo and its attachment
                 will be sent to the superintendent's office.