COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 19

January 23, 2004

 

INFORMATIONAL



TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Request for Proposals to Develop and Deliver a Turnaround Specialist Program for Virginia School Leaders

 

The Virginia Department of Education has recently issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals for the development and delivery of a preparation program for Educational Turnaround Specialists, school administrators who are trained to successfully implement education and business principles to turn around the performance of chronically low-performing schools.

 

Complete information about this RFP may be found at: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/OCP/RFPTSP.html. The deadline for responses to the RFP is 3 p.m. on Friday, February 13, 2004. Instructions on how to submit questions about the RFP are included in the proposal itself.

 

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