COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P.O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 143
October 5, 2001

INFORMATIONAL
 
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Request for Proposal (RFP) - Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program

For the eighth consecutive year the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV) will receive an allocation of $1,326,868 under the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development Program. SCHEV is seeking proposals for professional development in K-12 mathematics and science. The deadline for proposals is November 20, 2001.

Accredited public and private, not-for-profit two- and four-year colleges and universities which present written evidence of an agreement with a school division, or consortia of such divisions, to provide professional development for the elementary and secondary school teachers in the schools of each such division are eligible to apply.

The 2002 Request for Proposal, which details the objective, requirements, and application procedure for this program is available on the SCHEV website under Policies and Procedures/Academic Guidelines and Policies/Eisenhower Grant RFP at http://www.schev.edu. Additional information may be requested by contacting Vanessa D. Myers, SCHEV Eisenhower Coordinator, at (804) 225-2607 or vmyers@schev.edu.

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