COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 156

November 1, 2002

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week, November 3-9,2002

 

On behalf of the Virginia Department of Education and the Board of Education, it is my pleasure to announce that Governor Mark R. Warner has signed a Certificate of Recognition declaring the first week of November 2002, as Virginia Principals Appreciation Week. I hope that you and others throughout your community will join me in acknowledging the tireless efforts of our school principals across the state. Our school principals work diligently to help students and teachers excel, and their leadership and hard work are essential to the success of our schools. They deserve all the recognition and praise we can give them.

 

The full text of the Governor's Certificate of Recognition announcing Principals Appreciation Week can be found at the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals website at http://www.vaprincipal.org. I hope that you and other officials in your division will celebrate Virginia Principals Appreciation Week by planning a special community event or some other appropriate function.

 

If you have questions about the event, please contact Dr. Randy D. Barrack, executive director of the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals at 804‑288-2777. Thank you for your consideration and help in getting the word out to your community about Virginia Principals Appreciation Week.

 

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