COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 26

February 21, 2003

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Two Regional Forums for Key Instructional

Leaders on the No Child Left Behind Act of

2001(NCLB)

 

The Department of Education will sponsor two forums specifically designed for key instructional leaders to receive information and updates on Virginias implementation of No Child Left Behind requirements. Dr. Patricia I. Wright, assistant superintendent for instruction, will lead the forum. Instructional staff from the department will also be in attendance. Key topics will include accountability and assessment, teacher and paraprofessional quality, limited English proficiency, and Reading First.

 

The forums are being held in Roanoke and Richmond beginning at 9:30 a.m. and concluding by 3 p.m. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. The hotels are holding a block of overnight rooms at the state government rate for those in need of lodging.

March 19 Regions V, VI, VII Hotel Roanoke, 540-985-5900

March 25 Regions I, II, III, Holiday Inn at I-64 and West

IV, VIII Broad Street, 804-285-9951

 

Space is limited to two instructional leaders from each school division. Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses. Lunch will be on your own. A hot buffet lunch is being offered at both sites to accommodate participants. Materials and breaks will be provided.

 

A response form is attached and should be returned to Diane Jay in the Office of Compensatory Programs no later than March 10, 2003. If you have questions, please contact George H. Irby

(mailto:girby@mail.vak12ed.edu), director, Office of Compensatory Programs, at 804/225-2869 or Diane Jay (mailto:djay@mail.vak12ed.edu), specialist, at 804/225-2905.

 

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