COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 107

June 13, 2003

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Student Record Data Collection Training

 

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will conduct training sessions for the new student record data collection, Virginia STARS. This training will be held in eight regions throughout the state. The following topics will be addressed in each of the sessions:

 

        Overview of the individual student record data collection

        Miscellaneous aggregate data requirements

        Student record element requirements

        Reporting scenarios

        Submission process

        Verification and summary reports

 

It is recommended that participants include school division student information system contact persons and other staff who are directly involved with the collection and submission of data regarding student membership, average daily attendance/membership, graduation, dropouts, etc.

 

School divisions interested in this training opportunity should complete the attached registration form and fax it to Data Administration at (804) 371-8978. Participation is limited to two persons per division.

 

 

 


The locations and dates for training are:

 

Location

Date

Frederick Co. School Board Office Conference Room, Winchester, Va.

June 26, 2003, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

NNPS Staff Support Center, Newport News, Va.

June 30, 2003, 1 p.m. 4 p.m.

Roanoke Co. Schools Administration, Roanoke, Va.

July 7, 2003, 1 p.m. 4 p.m.

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, Abingdon, Va.

July 8, 2003, 9 a.m. 12 p.m.

Central Middle School, Charlotte Court House, Va.

July 9, 2003, 1 p.m. 4 p.m.

Waynesboro School Board Office Conference Room (Lower Level), Waynesboro, Va.

July 14, 2003, 1 p.m. 4 p.m.

New Bridge Middle School, Richmond, Va.

July 15, 2003, 1 p.m. 4 p.m.

Essex Co. School Board Office, Tappahannock, Va.

July 17, 2003, 1 p.m. 4 p.m.

 

 

Directions to each of the training locations will be posted on the VDOE website at http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Publications/NCLB/NCLB.html.

For further information, please contact Data Administration staff at DataAdm@mail.vak12ed.edu or (804) 225-2099.

 

 

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