DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 16
January 26, 2007
Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals (VAESP), the Virginia
Department of Education (DOE), and the National Association of Elementary
School Principals (NAESP) extend an invitation to all assistant principals,
lead teachers, principals, and other professional educators within your school
or school district to participate in the 2007 Annual Assistant Principals/Lead
Teachers Professional Development Conference. The conference will be held March
26-27, 2007, at the Williamsburg Lodge in
This conference is designed
specifically for assistant principals and lead teachers who are responsible for
providing instructional leadership of schools. John Antonetti,
former Director of K-12 Curriculum in the
Other keynote speakers include Marvin Thompson on leadership, Donna Sawyer on curriculum/instruction, and Lori Chaney on technology.
A variety of concurrent sessions will be offered to participants in the strands of leadership, curriculum/instruction, safety, policy, and technology. Conference participants will be updated with the latest changes to current policy from the State Board of Education, as well as new mandates from the 2007 General Assembly.
If you have questions about the conference or need additional information, please call VAESP at (804)355-6791, fax (804) 355-1196, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is accepted online at www.vaesp.org, where you can also view the preliminary agenda and a listing of breakout sessions.
Thanks to each of you for the work you do for the children of the Commonwealth.