DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
SUPTS. MEMO NO.17
January 26, 2007
Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Prevention Through Information (PTIVA)
Data Use Training Workshops
with the Center for School-Community Collaboration at
PTI Data Use Workshops will focus on the use of discipline, crime, and violence data for school- and community-based prevention program management, including needs assessment, performance measurement, intervention selection, monitoring, and progress reporting to the public. The workshops will also focus on strategies for educating key stakeholders and the public about DCV data and engaging them in prevention efforts.
Also developed as a product of the PTI-VA initiative is an online tutorial on DCV data reporting that may be accessed at http://www.dcvreport.org/. School division personnel involved with the collection and reporting of discipline, crime, and violence data are encouraged to take advantage of this new resource. Workshop participants will be expected to have reviewed the online tutorial before attending workshops.
Data Use Workshops will be provided as follows:
DAY DATE (2007) SITE
Thursday March 1 Omni Hotel
Tuesday March 6 Doubletree Hotel
Thursday March 8 University of Mary
Tuesday March 13 Roslyn Conference Center
Thursday March 15 Southwest
Tuesday March 20 First
The workshops are being offered at no charge to participants. Any lodging and travel expenses will be the responsibility of the participant. Expenses may be paid from federal funding already available to the school division under the safe and drug-free schools program.
Pre-registration is required and space is limited to no more than 50 participants per workshop. Individuals may register online at: http://www.soe.vcu.edu/csc.
For additional information about the workshops, contact the Center for School Community Collaboration at 804-828-1482 or 1-800-762-6309 (toll-free). Other questions may be directed to Arlene Cundiff, safe and drug-free schools coordinator, at 804-225-2871 or Arlene.Cundiff@doe.virginia.gov.