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

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 151
October 12, 2001

INFORMATIONAL
 
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Public Hearing on Amendments to the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel and the Transmittal of the "Statement of Administrative Impact and Projected Costs of Implementation"

The Board of Education will hold a public hearing on proposed amendments to the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel on Monday, October 22, 2001, beginning at

2:30 p.m. The public hearing will be held in Healy Auditorium in Healy Hall at the Virginia School for Deaf and Blind in Staunton, Virginia.

Persons wishing to speak may register beginning at 1:30 p.m. Comments should be limited to three minutes, and speakers are requested to bring written copies of their comments. The proposed amendments are included in Attachment A. Written public comments will be accepted until December 7, 2001, and should be sent to Mrs. Patty S. Pitts, director of professional licensure, Division of Teacher Education and Licensure, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120 or mailto:ppitts@pen.k12.va.us.

As part of its responsibilities for promulgating new regulations or revisions to existing regulations, the Board of Education is required to develop a "Statement of Administrative Impact and Projected Costs of Implementation." The Board and the Department of Education are required to send a copy of the statement to each division superintendent[Section 22.1-17 of the Code of Virginia]. Please refer to Attachment B.

Comments or questions regarding the public hearing, the proposed regulations, or the impact statement should be directed to Dr. Thomas A. Elliott mailto:telliott@pen.k12.va.us,
assistant superintendent of teacher education and licensure, at (804) 371-2522.

JLD/TAE/psp

Attachments

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2001/inf151a.pdf

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2001/inf151b.pdf

c: Deans/Chairs of Schools/Colleges of Education

Licensure Contacts