COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 183

September 17, 2004

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Regional Training: Discipline, Crime, and Violence Data Reporting

 

The purpose of this memo is to provide information on regional training related to the collection and reporting of discipline, crime, and violence data. Data are submitted by all school divisions to meet the reporting requirements for the following:

 

 

During the training sessions, department staff will address the following:

 

        New requirements created by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Persistently Dangerous Schools)

 

These sessions are designed to provide information on the Department of Educations combined discipline data reporting process. It is recommended that participants include school division discipline contact persons, building administrators, data administrators, Safe and Drug-Free Schools coordinators, school resource officers, school security coordinators, and other individuals at the building or division level who are directly involved with the collection and submission of these data (e.g., technology staff, data entry staff).

 

Training sessions will be conducted in the four locations listed below on the dates shown. Participants may attend any session that is most convenient for them.

Date

Location

Meeting site

Time

October 6

Chesterfield

Fulghum Center

9 am 12 noon

October 13

Suffolk

Kings Fork Middle School

1 pm 4 pm

October 20

Abingdon

Higher Education Center

9 am 12 noon

November 4

Charlottesville

Martin Luther King

Performing Arts Center

1 pm 4 pm

 

 

We are requesting that participants pre-register for the sessions, using the attached registration form. We are also requesting that pre-registration be submitted at least five days prior to attendance. Directions to each location will be posted on the discipline website at: 

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Publications/Discipline/datacoll/2004-2005/04coll.html.

 

Questions may be directed to Joyce Martin, Data Administration, at (804) 225-2966 or to discipln@pen.k12.va.us

 

CC/ADC/jjm

Attachment

 

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