COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 136

July 14, 2006

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

2006 Academy for New Special Education Administrators

 

The annual Academy for New Special Education Administrators will be held on September 20-21, 2006, at the Sheraton Park South, located in Richmond, Virginia. The purpose of this academy is to provide special education administrators who are new to their position with information on a variety of topics including state and federal reporting procedures, federal and state data collection, annual plans, updates and changes to current policies and regulations as well as the use of assigned mentors and staff in the Division of Special Education and Student Services.

 

If your division has employed a new special education administrator, please provide their name, position/title, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address so that we can invite them to the academy. That information may be sent to Ms. Ossie M. Lawrence, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120 or via e-mail Ossie.Lawrence@doe.virginia.gov.

 

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact Dr. Patricia Abrams, director, Office of Special Education Instructional Services, at (804) 225-2707 or via e-mail Pat.Abrams@doe.virginia.gov.

 

 

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