SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 11
January 16, 1998
|FROM:||Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Programs and Activities Related to Student Conduct|
The 1997 General Assembly, through Item 135 #1c of the Appropriations Act requested that a report of programs and activities dealing with the management of student conduct available through the Department of Education be prepared and distributed to local superintendents and local school board chairs. The programs and activities on the attached list are specific to the mission of the School Safety Resource Center, which is to promote school safety and prevent youth violence. It should be noted that the Department also provides technical assistance in other areas that may be tangentially related to the management of student conduct. If you need additional information about any of the programs or activities listed, you may contact Marsha Hubbard, School Safety Resource Center at (804) 225-2928. RTL/dc Attachment: A hard copy of this memo and its attachment will be sent to the superintendent's office. ---------------------------------------------------------------- PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE MANAGEMENT OF STUDENT CONDUCT VA School Safety Resource Center Video Lending Library Newsletter Technical assistance, research, and Information Data Collection Annual Report on Incidents of Crime, Violence, and Substance Abuse Training Opportunities Summer Institute for Teachers: "Classroom Teacher Skills for Violence Prevention" Peer Mediation training School Resource Officer training (in collaboration with DCJS) School Safety Audit Workshops Publications Directory of Resources for School Safety and Violence Prevention Juvenile Law Handbook (in collaboration with DCJS) School Safety Audit Guidelines: Protocol, Procedures, and Checklists 1997-98 revision of Student Conduct Policy Guidelines Program Management Truancy Reduction Project YES (Dropout Prevention) Further information about these activities and services may be obtained by contacting Marsha O. Hubbard, Virginia School Safety Resource Center at (804) 225-2928.