COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 170

August 17, 2007

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Virginia Middle School Association Annual Conference, October 11-13, 2007

 

The Virginia Middle School Association (VMSA) will host its annual conference October 11-13, 2007, at the Waterside Marriott Hotel in Norfolk, Virginia. Middle Schools: Making Changes, Meeting Expectations, will feature Robert Marzanos Classroom Instruction That Works, keynoted by Marzanos associate, Judy K. Doty. In addition, there will be general and early-bird sessions with motivational speaker, Dr. Jerry King. On Friday, October 12, participants will attend numerous Standards of Learning-based, interactive and informational breakout sessions presented by Virginia educators. VMSA regional meetings will take place Saturday, October 13.

 

Registration is required by September 10, 2007. For more information on the conference, visit the Virginia Middle School Associations website at http://www.vmsa.org/; contact Kathryn R. Bremner, VMSA associate executive director, by e-mail at KBremner@aol.com; or contact Dr. Lois Williams, middle school 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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