COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P.O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 106
August 3, 2001
INFORMATIONAL
 
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Public Hearing for the Proposed Revisions to the Regulations Governing Vocational Education (Career and Technical Education)

The Virginia Board of Education will hold a public hearing on September 26, 2001, to receive comments on the proposed revisions to the Regulations Governing Vocational Education (Career and Technical Education). The proposed regulations can be downloaded on the Internet at: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/CTE/memos/vocregs.pdf.

The hearings will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Senate Room B of the General Assembly Building at the corner of Ninth and Broad Streets in Capitol Square, Richmond, Virginia. Registration of speakers will begin at 2 p.m. Speakers will be limited to three minutes each and a written copy of their comments is requested for the Board of Education, but is not required. The 60-day public comment period closes on October 11, 2001. Therefore, written comments will be accepted until October 11, 2001. Comments may also be mailed by October 11, 2001, to Dr. Neils W. Brooks at the Virginia Department of Education, Career and Technical Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120.

Questions about the hearing may be addressed to Dr. Neils Brooks (mailto:nbrooks@pen.k12.va.us), director of Career and Technical Education, at 804/225-2847.

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