COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 117
August 30, 2002
Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Public Hearing on the Proposed Regulations Governing the Determination of Critical Teacher Shortage Areas
The Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the proposed Regulations Governing the Determination of Critical Teacher Shortage Areas on September 26, 2002, beginning immediately after the boards regularly scheduled meeting. The public hearing will be held in Senate Room B, General Assembly Building, Ninth and Broad Streets, Richmond, Virginia.
Comments should be limited to three minutes, and speakers are requested to bring written copies of their comments. The proposed regulations are included in Attachment A. Written public comments will be accepted until November 1, 2002, and should be sent to Dr. Thomas A. Elliott, assistant superintendent, Division of Teacher Education and Licensure, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120 or mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
assistant superintendent of teacher education and licensure, at (804) 371-2522.
c: Director of Human Resources
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