COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 069

April 1, 2005

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Call for Proposals for Presentations at the Summer 2005 School Improvement Academy Entitled From Vision to Practice

 

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) invites teachers to submit proposals for presentations at the Summer 2005 School Improvement Academy entitled, From Vision to Practice, to be held at the Hotel Roanoke Conference Center in Roanoke, Virginia, on July 26-27, 2005. The purpose of the academy is to provide schools in improvement with the opportunity to learn about effective teaching strategies and/or programs from their peers throughout the state. The academy will be divided into three strands: 1) mathematics instruction; 2) reading/language arts instruction; and 3) school community factors. Prospective presenters are encouraged to propose presentations in one of the three categories described above.

Attachment A contains a Workshop Session Proposal Form. The deadline for submission of proposals is April 22, 2005. Prospective presenters should fax or e-mail completed proposal forms to the attention of Val Gooss at 804-371-7347 or Valerie.Gooss@doe.virginia.gov. Final selections and notification will be made by May 13, 2005.

 

All presenters will be responsible for their own expenses related to participation in the Summer 2005 School Improvement Academy, including travel and lodging. Presenters are also responsible for preparing 50 presentation handouts.

 

If you have any questions about the academy, please contact Val Gooss, ESL Coordinator, at Valerie.Gooss@doe.virginia.gov or at 804-786-1692.

 

JLD/VG/vg

 

Attachment

 

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/administrators/superintendents_memos/2005/inf069a.doc