SUPTS. MEMO NO. 163
August 25, 2000
|FROM:||Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Revised Accrediting Standards|
On July 28 the Board of Education adopted revised Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia. It is anticipated that the standards will become effective September 28 following a 30-day review period.
The revised standards, along with two summaries of the changes, can be found on the Departmentís website at www.pen.k12.va.us. If you have problems downloading a copy from the website, please contact the Office of Accreditation at (804) 786-9421, or e-mail Ms. Phyllis Martin at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org, and a Word 97 version will be e-mailed to you. A PowerPoint presentation is also available from the Office of Accreditation.
Questions regarding the standards should be directed to the Office of Accreditation at either the phone number or e-mail address above.