COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 38

July 11, 2003

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Federal Program Applications for Phase II Submission Under Public Law 107-110, No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

 

This is the official notice for submission of the 2003-2004 Phase II local consolidated and individual applications for certain federal program funds included in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). Applications should be received in the Department of Education no later than September 30, 2003. A delay of Phase II federal program funding for school divisions may result if applicants do not meet the submission deadline. Final funding amounts from the U.S. Department of Education will be available before the Phase II application is due.

 

An original and eight copies of the local consolidated application should be submitted to George H. Irby, director, Office of Program Administration and Accountability. School divisions submitting individual applications should provide an original and two copies of the application to the appropriate director/specialist for each applicable program. Applications should be mailed to the Virginia Department of Education, 101 N. 14th Street, 23rd floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219 (by overnight carrier), or if by U.S. Postal Service at P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120.

 

Copies of the consolidated and individual program applications may be found on the Office of Program Administration and Accountability website at http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/comp.html and on the Department of Educations NCLB website at http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/nclb.

 

Three one-half day technical assistance forums to address the requirements for Phase II applications will be held. Information is listed below.

 

July 17, 2003, Regions V, VI, VII, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Hotel Roanoke; July 22, 2003, Regions II and III, 9 a.m.-Noon, Newport News, Schools Administration Building; July 29, 2003, Regions I, IV, and VIII, 9 a.m.-Noon, Fulghum Center, Chesterfield County Public Schools.

 

If you should have questions, please contact George H. Irby, Sr., at (804) 225-2869 or (girby@mail.vak12ed.edu).

 

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