COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 135
July 9, 1999

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: 4-SAFE-VA Training
The purpose of this memo is to provide notification about an 
upcoming 8-hour training program directed specifically 
toward school support personnel.  This training is being 
provided through the 4-SAFE-VA Project at the direction of 
the Office of the Governor and coordinated by the Virginia 
Department of State Police.  Training will be conducted 
during the week of August 16-20, 1999, at eight regional 
locations within the commonwealth.  

The training curriculum will focus on aspects of school 
safety that will enhance the ability for support personnel 
to recognize and respond to various types of critical 
incidents.  Support personnel are typically the people who 
are in a position to observe key indicators leading to an 
incident.

Please duplicate the enclosed registration form as 
necessary.  Questions may be directed to Virginia Wright at 
the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Service, 4-SAFE-
VA Project Office, 805 E. Broad Street, 10th Floor, 
Richmond, Virginia 23219 at (804) 674-2575.   

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