|FROM:||Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Training Opportunity on Abuse and Neglect of Students with Disabilities|
The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce a training opportunity for four school divisions and their community partners on abuse and neglect of students with disabilities. Through a Virginia Department of Education grant, the Virginia Institute for Developmental Disabilities will conduct the training using multi-disciplinary teams consisting of educators, social workers, parents, and law enforcement staff. The two-day training will be provided on-site at locations determined by the school divisions and must be completed between January 2002-June 2002. Each training session can accommodate 30 participants.
The training will address the following topics:
School divisions interested in being
considered for this training opportunity must complete the attached application.
Applications should be returned by November 20, 2001, to Mrs. Mary Katherine
Easter, program support technician, Office of Special Education and Student
Services, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120. Applications may
be submitted by fax at (804) 371-8796. Notification of those divisions
selected will be made by December 3, 2001. Questions and technical assistance
requests may be directed to Mrs. Lanett W. Brailey at (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org)
or (804) 786-0308.