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

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 87
June 8, 2001

INFORMATIONAL
 
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Revised List of Certifications for Board of Education's Career and Technical Education Seal

The Board of Education removed certain certifications and examinations from the approved list for the Board of Education's Career and Technical Education Seal at its meeting on May 24, 2001.

The Career and Technical Education Seal will be awarded to students who earn either a Standard or Advanced Studies Diploma, complete a prescribed sequence of courses in a career and technical education concentration or specialization that they choose, and either (a) maintain a "B" or better average in those courses, (b) pass an examination in a career and technical education concentration from a recognized industry, trade, or professional association, or (c) acquire a professional license in a career and technical education field from the Commonwealth of Virginia.

A copy of the revised list of board-approved certifications (document 4)for this seal and a list of certifications no longer approved by the board (document 3)can be downloaded at http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/CTE/memos/seals/document4.pdf and http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/CTE/memos/seals/document3.pdf.

Questions concerning these certifications should be addressed to Dr. Neils W. Brooks, (mailto:nbrooks@pen.k12.va.us), director of the office of career and technical education, at (804)225-2847.

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