COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 93

May 30, 2003


INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Two Regional Academies for Title III: Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

The Department of Education will sponsor two one-day academies for Title III: Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient (LEP) and Immigrant Students of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. These academies will provide technical assistance to those school divisions applying for Title III funds. The focus of the academies will be to:

1) assist school divisions with phase II applications, and

2) address best practices for LEP students.

 

The academies will be held in Richmond, Virginia, and Christiansburg, Virginia, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and concluding by 3 p.m. A breakdown of suggested school division attendance by region is listed below.

 

July 24 Regions I, II, III, IV, VIII

Dorey Recreation Center, Richmond

July 25 Regions V, VI, VII

Bethel School, Christiansburg

 

Participants will be responsible for their own travel. Materials and a working lunch will be provided.

 

A response form and directions to the two sites are attached. The response form should be returned to Roberta Schlicher in the Office of Middle Instructional Services no later than Monday, June 30, 2003. If you have questions, please contact Roberta Schlicher (rschlich@mail.vak12ed.edu), ESL specialist, Office of Middle Instructional Services at (804) 786-1692.

 

JLD/RLS/ya

 

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