COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P.O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 93
May 30, 2003
Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), ESL specialist, Office of Middle Instructional Services at (804) 786-1692.