COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 64

March 26, 2004

 

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

2004 Virginia Pupil Transportation Conference, June 20-23, 2004

 

The 2004 Virginia Pupil Transportation Conference sponsored by the Virginia Association of Pupil Transportation (VAPT) and supported by the Department of Education (DOE) will be held at the Sheraton West Richmond, June 20-23, 2004.

 

Information regarding the details of the conference will be sent to the transportation director in your school division. Registration is scheduled for Sunday beginning at noon. VAPT is sponsoring a ROAD-E-O for drivers on Monday afternoon.

 

The conference will include sessions for transportation personnel on topics such as understanding and interpreting the Fair Labor Standards Act, investigating crashes, and dealing with gangs. Off-site technical maintenance training will be held for technicians and mechanics. Exhibitors will be present to discuss their products with drivers, technicians, and directors.

 

A special invitation is extended to division superintendents and other school personnel involved with or interested in pupil transportation. Registration information will be contained in the package that will be sent to your transportation director and also posted on the VAPT Web site at: http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Finance/VAPT/.

 

Information also may be requested from the individuals listed as contacts in this memorandum.

 

If you have any questions concerning this conference, please contact Dr. Barbara V. Goodman, assistant transportation director, Chesterfield Public Schools and VAPT President, at (804) 748-1656 or June Eanes, director of support services, at (804) 225-2037.

 

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