COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 111
June 2, 2000
INFORMATIONAL

TO:             DIVISION SUPERINTENDENTS

FROM:           Jo Lynne DeMary
                Acting Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT:        Individual Student Alternative Education Program

The Virginia Department of Education will make $2,247,581 available for reimbursement of expenditures by school divisions for students with an Individual Student Alternative Education Plan (ISAEP) as set forth in Virginia School Law § 22.1-254.D. These funds are authorized under financial assistance for ISAEP services by the 1999 Virginia General Assembly and are offered contingent upon availability.

Reimbursement for the fiscal year 2000-2001 will be for services for students 16 years of age and older who meet the provisions established in the Code of Virginia and by the Board of Education. The provisions include:

To assist you in initiating an ISAEP program for 2000-2001, the following resources are attached:

Attachment A ISAEP Guidelines approved by the Board

Attachment B ISAEP Frequently Asked Questions

Attachment C ISAEP application forms and procedures

Attachment D Superintendents Memo #36 Clarification

Regarding GED Testing Eligibility

Attachment E Disclosure of Program Components Form

Attachment F Accommodations Available for GED Testing

Please submit your application no later than June 23, 2000. If no program is planned, write on the face of the application form your school division’s name and code, as well as the words NO PROGRAM IS PLANNED.

Return the application to:

Dr. Yvonne V. Thayer
Associate Director of Adult Education
Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education Services
Virginia Department of Education
P. O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218-2120

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Dr. Joy Goodrich, GED instructional specialist, (mailto:jgoodric@pen.k12.va.us) at(804) 786-7644, for programmatic questions. Contact Mrs. Becky Marable, grants manager, (rmarable@pen.k12.va.us) at (804) 225-2850, concerning fiscal questions.

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Attachments

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2000/inf111a.pdf

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2000/inf111b.pdf

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2000/inf111c.pdf

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2000/inf111d.pdf

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2000/inf111e.pdf

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2000/inf111f.pdf