COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 225
December 17, 1999

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: JoLynne DeMary
Acting Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: 1999-2000 Vocational Education Entitlements and Equipment Reimbursement


The financial reports have been tabulated, and final state entitlements for 
vocational education are attached.  A payment will be made to school divisions on 
the January 14, 2000, electronic data interchange (EDI) for the occupational 
preparation and adult funds.  

Enclosed are reimbursement forms for occupational preparation/technology education 
equipment expenditures.  The completed forms should be submitted to Mrs. Patricia 
Brooks by June 9, 2000.  Reimbursement may be submitted for the equipment in the 
Recommended Equipment Approved for Vocational Education Programs listing, 1997 
edition.  All other purchased equipment must have a letter of prior approval from a 
state program specialist.  Invoices must be submitted with check numbers and dates 
paid.

It is imperative that the Inventory of Equipment Purchased with Vocational Funds 
(Form NA.011) be completed for any purchased item costing $300 or more.  Record/item 
Numbers can be referenced to the Recommended Equipment Approved for Vocational 
Programs listing under individual program service number headings.  A calculator 
tape must be attached to the invoices for each program service showing the total 
amount being claimed on the reimbursement request.  Reimbursement for equipment 
will be 50 percent of the total expenditures claimed up to your approved entitlement
amount for equipment.

Any questions concerning the entitlements may be addressed to Mrs. Leigh H. Williams,
senior budget analyst, at (804) 225-2025. Questions concerning eligible equipment 
and equipment reimbursement may be addressed to Mrs. Patricia Brooks, accountant 
senior, at (804) 371-0033. If additional information is needed, please contact 
Dr. Neils W. Brooks, director, Office of Vocational and Adult Education Services, 
at (804) 225-2847.

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