COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 30

July 20, 2007

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Procedures for Completing the Educational Registry Application Data Collection

DUE: August 31, 2007


On July 16, 2007, the Department of Education retired its School and Staff Administration (SCHID) application. It was replaced by a more streamlined, user-friendly application called Educational Registry Application (ERA).

 

ERA should be used to update the school division, school, and staff directory information beginning July 27, 2007. A verification form provided within ERA should be returned to Educational Applications at the Department of Education by August 31, 2007.

 

The information collected is the Department of Education's official means of identifying schools for No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) reporting, mailings, contacts for Web-based data submissions, and the Virginia Educational Directory. Additionally, current contact information is used for the Superintendent of Public Instructions communication with the division superintendents. As with the former School and Staff Administration collection, it is important that all contact data within ERA be kept current.

 

Detailed instructions for ERA are available on the Departments website at:

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Publications/ADMN/datacoll/coll.htm.

 

Questions or comments relating to the Educational Registry Application should be directed to Educational Applications at ResultsHelp@doe.virginia.gov or (804) 786-3112 (select menu option 6).

 

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