COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 259

December 21, 2007

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Virginia Transition Forum 2008 Sponsorship

 

The Virginia Department of Education, through the Division of Special Education and Student Services is offering sponsorship, in the form of paid registration fees, to the Virginia Transition Forum 2008. This years Transition Forum will be held March 17-19, 2008 at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center in Roanoke, Virginia. This is a professional development opportunity for special and general educators, career and technical education teachers, school counselors and administrators who work with middle and high school students with disabilities.

 

The $90.00 registration fee will be paid for up to three people from each school division or state operated program (SOP). The school division or SOP is responsible for travel, per diem and lodging. In return for this free registration, attendees may be asked to serve as a host/volunteer.

All sponsored registrants must complete a sponsorship form. This form may be obtained at the following address http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/sped/transition/vtr.shtml FAX (540-831-6263) or e-mail it to Dale Matusevich (dmatusev@radford.edu) at the Radford University Training and Training Assistance Center (T/TAC). The registration form must be received by February 1, 2008. The registrants name will be given to the host volunteer Chair, Sue Britt. She will contact each registrant about serving as a host/volunteer.

If you have questions, please contact either, Marianne Moore at 804-225-2700 or marianne.moore@doe.virginia.gov or Dale Matusevich at the Radford T/TAC at 540-831-5357 or dmatusev@radford.edu.

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