COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 125

June 29, 2007

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

2007 Academy for New Special Education Administrators

 

The annual Academy for New Special Education Administrators will be held on September 26-27, 2007, at the Sheraton Park South, located in Richmond, Virginia. The purpose of this academy is to provide new special education administrators with information on a variety of topics including state and federal data collection and reporting procedures, annual plans, updates and changes to current policies and regulations, SOL instructional resources, as well as the use of assigned mentors and staff in the Division of Special Education and Student Services. A new special education administrator, as defined for participating in the academy, is one who is new to their position and has not been a special education administrator in another location or was new after last years academy, which was held September 20-21, 2006.

 

If your division has employed a new special education administrator, please provide their name, position/title, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address so that we can invite them to the academy. That information may be sent to Ms. Sheryl Smith, Virginia Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120 or via e-mail Sheryl.Smith@doe.virginia.gov.

 

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact Dr. Patricia Abrams, director, Office of Special Education Instructional Services, at (804) 225-2707 or via e-mail Pat.Abrams@doe.virginia.gov.

 

 

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