COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 225

November 10, 2005

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

A Title I Technical Assistance Academy: Ensuring Compliance with the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001(NCLB)

 

The Department of Education is pleased to announce two regional academies entitled Ensuring Compliance with the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. The Academies will address the following topics: 1) Moving from a Targeted Assistance to a Schoolwide Program; 2) Parental Involvement Requirements; 3) Supplemental Educational Service Pilots; and 4) Identification and Selection of School Attendance Areas and Schools and Appropriate Allocation of Title I Funds.

 

One academy will be held in Fredericksburg at the Holiday Inn Select Conference Center on Thursday, January 12, 2006, and one will be held at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center on Thursday, January 19, 2006. Registration for these academies will be open from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. Both academies will begin at 9 a.m. and will conclude at 3:45 p.m. School divisions are invited to send a team of two individuals consisting of a key instructional leader and the Title I coordinator.

 

The Office of Continuing and Professional Education at Virginia Tech will manage the registration. Please fax the attached registration form to Gilda Machin-Scarpaci, program coordinator, at (540) 231-9886 by Friday, December 9, 2005. Ms. Machin-Scarpaci may be reached by telephone at (540) 231-6120. Breaks and lunch will be provided, lodging and parking will be master billed, and travel will be reimbursed in accordance with state guidelines.

If lodging is required, a reservation must be made directly with the respective hotel prior to Friday, December 9, 2005. The telephone number for the Holiday Inn Select Conference Center in Fredericksburg is (540) 786-8321, and the telephone number for The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center in Roanoke is (540) 985-5900.

Please direct your questions regarding these academies to Gabie Frazier (Gabie.Frazier@doe.virginia.gov), Title I specialist, at (804) 225-2907.

 

JDL/GF/hmt

 

Attachment

 

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/administrators/superintendents_memos/2005/inf225a.doc