COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 90

April 29, 2005

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Career and Technical Education Professional Development Institute, August 1 5, 2005

 

The Career and Technical Education Professional Development Institute will be held August 1 5, 2005, at the Richmond Convention Center. School divisions are invited to send representatives to this professional development institute. The theme, Capitalizing on The Future, will focus on providing teachers, administrators, and local advisory councils with the skills needed to develop and/or maintain programs that raise expectations and increase student achievement. The target audience is career and technical educators, central office staff, and local advisory council members. The Career and Technical Education Professional Development Institute is funded in part by federal funds to assist in meeting the professional development requirements of the Carl D. Perkins Act and Virginias approved state plan.

 

Registration

There is a registration fee of $125 for participants who register before June 17, 2005. After June 17, the fee is $150. The general registration form contains additional information about meals and events included in the fee.

 

The institute registration forms should be returned by June 17 to:

 

Conference Registrar, Outreach Program Development

Virginia Tech

702 University City Boulevard, Mail Code 0272

Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0272

 

Hotel Reservations (by July 1, 2005)

Participants must call the hotel of choice, as listed in the announcement, to make lodging reservations. Lodging rates are $74 (plus tax) single or double (or the prevailing state rates in August 2005). Individuals are responsible for their lodging bill, including taxes and incidentals, and meals that are not included in registration, and travel expenses.

 

Agenda and Registration Forms

The draft agenda, additional information about the conference hotels, and registration forms are available on the Internet at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Instruction/CTE/.

 

If you need additional information, please contact Elizabeth Russell (Elizabeth.Russell@doe.virginia.gov), director, Office of Career and Technical Education Services, at 804-225-2847 or James Gray (jim.gray@doe.virginia.gov), associate director, at 804-225-2833.

 

JLD/EMR

 

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/administrators/superintendents_memos/2005/inf090a.pdf