COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 124

June 4, 2004

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Call For Distinguished Federal Education Program Graduate Nominations

 

The Ninth Annual Virginia Association of Federal Education Program Administrators (VAFEPA) Institute is scheduled for October 20-22, 2004, at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center in Roanoke, Virginia. The awards luncheon on Thursday, October 21, will feature distinguished graduates of federal education programs. Three graduates who received services from a federal education program in Virginia will be invited to share their success stories about how the program made a difference in their lives.

 

We invite you to nominate one distinguished graduate from your school division who at some time in the past received services from one of the federal education programs in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Please do not nominate students who have previously been selected for this award.

 

Once you have identified the graduate whose name your division would like to nominate, please address the following items with the graduate before submitting your nomination:

       The nominees interest in participating in the VAFEPA Institute and in the Distinguished Graduate program;

 

       The nominees availability on the dates of the VAFEPA Institute; and

 

       Permission from the nominee to submit his or her name.

 

Attachment A contains background information and the nomination form for the Distinguished Federal Education Program Graduate Project. Please complete and submit the form for your nominee by Wednesday, June 30, 2004. The federal program in the school division should pay travel expenses for distinguished graduates to attend the 2004 VAFEPA Institute. You may fax or e-mail the form to the attention of Gabie Frazier, Title I specialist, at the Virginia Department of Education. If you have questions, contact Ms. Frazier at (804) 225-2907 or gfrazier@mail.vak12ed.edu.

 

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