COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-212

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 051

March 3, 2006

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Acting Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Technical Assistance Academy for New Title I, Title II, and Title III Coordinators

 

The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce a professional development academy for new Title I, Part A; Title II, Part A; and Title III, Part A, coordinators on July 11, 2006, in Richmond, Virginia, and July 13, 2006, in Roanoke, Virginia. The academy entitled, Building Capacity Through Knowledge will assist new coordinators in understanding the requirements of Title I, Part A; Title II, Part A; and Title III, Part A, of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

 

The academy on July 11, 2006, will be held at the Sheraton Park South Hotel in Richmond, Virginia, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. On July 13, 2006, the academy will be held at the Hotel Roanoke Conference Center in Roanoke, Virginia, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A draft agenda is attached to this memorandum. The academy is designed for Title I, Title II, and Title III coordinators with two years experience or less. Space is limited to three participants per school division at each site. Breaks and lunch will be provided. Lodging, if required, will be master billed, and travel will be reimbursed in accordance with state guidelines.

The Office of Continuing and Professional Education at Virginia Tech will manage the registration. Please register online at http://www.conted.vt.edu/reg/vdoesa/ or fax registrations to (540) 231-3306. The deadline for registration for the academy is July 6, 2006.

 

If lodging is required, a reservation must be made directly with the hotel. The cutoff date for reservations for the Sheraton Park South in Richmond, Virginia, is June 19, 2006. The number for the hotel is (804) 521-2208. The cutoff date for room reservations for the Hotel Roanoke Conference Center in Roanoke, Virginia, is June 22, 2006. The number for the hotel is (540) 985-5900.

 

If you have questions relating to the academy, please contact Val Gooss, ESL coordinator at (804) 786-1692 or Valerie.Gooss@doe.virginia.gov, or Shady Clark, Title I specialist, at (804) 225-2901 or Shady.Clark@doe.virginia.gov.

 

PIW/VG/sj

 

Attachment

 

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/administrators/superintendents_memos/2006/inf051a.pdf