COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 6

January 11, 2007

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Strategies in Middle Grades Mathematics Workshops

 

The Virginia Department of Education, in cooperation with the Virginia Middle School Association, will host a professional development opportunity for teachers who work with students in mathematics in grades 6 and 7. Strategies in Middle Grades Mathematics is also open to special education teachers and teachers of limited English proficient (LEP) students.

 

The workshop will be held in two locations:

February 26, 2007

The Sheraton West

Richmond, VA

 

 

February 28, 2007

The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center

Roanoke, VA

 

Workshops will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. with lunch provided. One hundred spaces will be available at each presentation on a first-come, first-serve basis. No more than two people per division may register. Only one registration form per division is required. The registration form is attached and should be faxed according to the instructions on the registration form.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Lois Williams, mathematics specialist, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, by e-mail at Lois.Williams@doe.virginia.gov, or by telephone at (804) 786-8078.

 

 

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