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


SUPTS. MEMO NO. 199
October 20, 2000

INFORMATIONAL
 
 
TO: Division Superintendents
 
FROM: Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
 
SUBJECT: 4-SAFE-VA Workshop Opportunities

Based on continued demand, the Virginia State Police will provide one additional training workshop specifically for education and school personnel, entitled: "School Safety 101: Basic School Safety Training for School Personnel."

This day-long workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2000, at the Monroe Educational Center on Route 29 near Monroe in Amherst County.

In addition, the Virginia State Police have developed a new training workshop entitled: "Bomb Threat Planning and Response for Educational Facilities." This training focuses on up-to-date strategies for preparing and responding to school-related bomb threats.

These half-day workshops will be held in the following locations:

November 17, 2000 Martinsville, Patrick Henry Community College

December 18, 2000 Weyers Cave, Blue Ridge Community College

We sincerely appreciate your continued assistance in disseminating information about these important workshops. Please duplicate and share the attached notices and registration forms with appropriate personnel in your school division. If you have any questions, please contact Lars Hermann with the Virginia State Police at (804) 674-2575.

JLD/ADC/saj

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