COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P.O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
March 26, 2004
Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Regional Title III Academies
The Department of Education will sponsor three one-day Title III Academies. The purpose of the academies will be to provide technical assistance to school divisions applying for Title III funds. In an ongoing department effort to assist school divisions with cross-program collaboration, both Title III and Title I coordinators (or designees) are invited to participate.
The academies will be held in Roanoke, Richmond, and Falls Church, Virginia, beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding by 3:30 p.m. A breakdown of suggested school division attendance by region is listed below.
May 25 Regions V, VI, and VII
Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center
May 27 Regions I, II, VIII
Sheraton Park South Hotel
June 3 Regions III, IV
Doubletree Hotel at Tysons Corner
Falls Church, Virginia
Registration for all three academies will be conducted by the Office of Continuing and Professional Education at Virginia Tech. Materials, lunch, and breaks will be provided. For those in need of lodging, a block of overnight rooms at the state government rate has been reserved at each location. Lodging and travel costs are the responsibility of the participant. Please contact the hotel directly to make the reservations, and refer to Title III Academy to ensure the government rate.
Attachment A contains information about the location of each Title III Academy, hotel and academy registration deadlines, and a tentative academy agenda.
Attachment B contains a registration form for the Title III Academy.
Registration forms should be returned by fax to Terri Sadler in Conference Registration at Virginia Tech at (540) 231-5182,or firstname.lastname@example.org, on or before May 14, 2004. Upon registration receipt, confirmation and driving directions will be sent to each registrant.
If you have questions about the Title III Academy, please contact Roberta Schlicher, ESL coordinator, at (804) 786-1692 or at email@example.com or Lisa Eggleston, ESL specialist, at (804) 371-0778 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.