COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 76

April 15, 2005

 

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Annual Health for Success Training Sessions

 

The Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Comprehensive Health Education Training and Resource Center have scheduled this summers Health for Success training for July 11-14, 2005, at Longwood University. The annual Health for Success training sessions provide technical assistance to teachers, instructional specialists, administrators, nurses, counselors, social workers, and community-based educators who instruct or counsel students on sensitive issues.

 

The Board of Education guidelines state that:

Those individuals selected by the localities to teach the local Family Life Education program shall participate in the training program sponsored by the Department of Education. The training program shall include training in instructional elements to support the various curriculum components (Family Life Education: Board of Education Guidelines and Standards of Learning, pg. xv).

 

In addition to Family Life Education, other informative sessions to be offered include:

 

 

Registration for the four days is $35, and includes accommodations (double dormitory room), all meals, and training materials. Registration forms should be submitted to Longwood University by June 10, 2005. Please feel free to duplicate the attached registration form and distribute it to anyone who might be interested.

 

Questions may be directed to Muriel Azria-Evans, comprehensive school health specialist. Dr. Azria-Evans can be reached at (804) 225-4543 or Muriel.Azria-Evans@doe.virginia.gov.

 

JLD/MAE/lh

 

Attachments

 

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/administrators/superintendents_memos/2005/inf076a.pdf