COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 103

May 18, 2007

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Summer Training Sessions for Algebra Readiness Diagnostic Test (ARDT)

 

This summer the Virginia Department of Education will sponsor six regional training sessions for the revised Algebra Readiness Diagnostic Test (ARDT). These workshops will provide hands-on experience in setting up, administering, and working with data from the ARDT, with particular attention to the new features. Workshops will be held at the following locations:

 

Date

Place

Time

August 3, 2007

Prince Edward Middle School, Prince Edward County

11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m.

August 6, 2007

Christiansburg Middle School, Montgomery County

9 a.m. 12 Noon

August 7, 2007

Jack Jouett Middle School, Albemarle County

9 a.m. 12 Noon

August 8, 2007

Lucille Brown Middle School,

Richmond City

9 a.m. 12 Noon

August 9, 2007

Thomas Eaton Middle School, Hampton City

9 a.m. 12 Noon

August 15, 2007

Alan Leis Center, East Lab, Falls Church

9 a.m. 12 Noon

 

Please complete and return the attached registration form by July 16, 2007. Registrations will be accepted in the order they are received until the workshops are full. Each division may send up to two people to learn about the revisions. Attendees should be either ARDT division coordinators or ARDT tutors who can provide training for your division.

 

For additional information, please contact Dr. Lois A. 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.

 

BKCJr/LW/yba

 

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