COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 89
June 12, 1998

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Year 2000 Workshop

 
  The Office of the Secretary of Education is hosting a two-day
  workshop for school divisions, local governments, museums,
  and institutions of higher education on the state's Century 
  Date Change Initiative. The workshop will be held at 
  the James Monroe Building, 101 N. 14th Street, in Richmond,
  beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 29. The workshop will
  be conducted by staff from the state's Century Date Change
  Initiative Project Office. The agenda for both days is
  attached.

  As you may know, Governor Gilmore created the Century Date
  Change Project Office to coordinate the statewide Year 2000
  effort. The Secretary's office has asked that we strongly
  encourage a representative from each school division to
  attend the workshop.  You are free to attend on one or both
  days. Kindly RSVP  by calling Diane Eddleton at (804) 225-2099
  by Monday, June 22. 


  PDS/mwc

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



           Century Date Change Initiative Workshop

      James Monroe Building: Conference Rooms A, B, C, D
              Monday, June 29 - Tuesday, June 30
                    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

                       Workshop Agenda

                   Day 1: General Awareness

     9:00 - 10:30        Executive Briefing
     10:30 - 10:45       Break
     10:45 - 11:30       Executive Briefing (continued)
     11:30 - 1:00        Lunch on your own
     1:00 - 1:45         Facilities and Embedded Technology
     1:45 - 2:00         Break
     2:00 - 2:45         Telecommunications
     2:45 - 3:00         Break
     3:00 - 4:00         Supply Chain

              Day 2: Enhancing Our Understanding

     9:00 - 10:45        Breakout sessions:
                         School Divisions: Maintaining compliance
                         Local Governments: Data Exchange Issues
                         Institutions: Review of reporting procedures
     10:45 - 11:00       Break
     11:00 - 12:15       Contingency Planning
     12:15 - 1:45        Lunch on your own
     1:45 - 3:45         Breakout sessions:
                         School Divisions: Networking/
                           facilitated discussion
                         Local Government:Networking/
                           facilitated discussion
                         Museums: Networking/facilitated
                           discussion
                         Universities:Networking/facilitated
                           discussion


  School Divisions should RSVP by calling Diane Eddleton at
  804/225-2105 by Monday, June 22