COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 16
April 24, 1998

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Requisition for Supplies - Virginia School Bus Safe Driving Awards Program

 
  The attached EB.026 Form, Requisition for Supplies-Virginia
  School Bus Safe Driving Awards Program, should be submitted
  when ordering school bus safe driving award items. There is
  no charge for the basic safe driving award certificates and
  cards; however, there is a charge for the numbered year
  panels, patches, lapel pins, and key chains.

                     PRICES FOR EACH ITEM                                                       

Numbered  Patches  Bronze  Silver  Gold   Bronze  Silver  Gold
yr                 5 yr    10 yr   15 yr  5 yr    10 yr   15 yr
panels             Lapel   Lapel   Lapel  Lapel   Key     Key
                   Pin     Pin     Pin    Pin     Chain   Chain

$0.25     $0.50    $2.00   $2.00   $3.00  $2.00   $2.00   $3.00

            LAPEL PINS AND KEY CHAINS ARE OPTIONAL

  First year recipients will receive only a certificate and
  card.  The second year recipient will receive a certificate,
  card, numbered year panel, and a patch.  All other
  recipients will receive a certificate, card, and appropriate
  numbered year panel.

  All requirements for participation in the Virginia School
  Bus Safe Driving Awards Program by the school division and
  eligibility for drivers, as set forth in the program guide,
  must be met prior to the presentation of these awards.  The
  awards program is now in its eighteenth year.   Only first
  through eighteenth year awards or additional shoulder
  patches can be ordered for the 1997-98 school year.  Please
  do not order additional number panels or certificates as
  back up stock.  Orders will be shipped and invoiced as soon
  as possible after receipt of the requisition form.  Please
  allow two weeks for delivery.  Most deliveries will be made
  by United Parcel Service (UPS); therefore, please make
  certain that  the mailing label is completed on the
  requisition form for UPS delivery.  UPS will not deliver to
  a post office box.  Upon receipt of the award items, please
  open and inventory immediately.

  Requests for more information on the award program or
  supplies, should be directed to Robert F. Cere, Jr. at
  804/225-2037.

  PDS/rfc

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