COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 29

February 8, 2008

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals Annual Assistant Principals/Lead Teachers Conference, March 10-11, 2008, Williamsburg Lodge, Williamsburg, Virginia

 

The Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals

(VAESP) and the Virginia Department of Education (DOE) extend an invitation to all assistant principals, lead teachers, principals, and other professional educators within your school or school division to participate in the 2008 Annual Assistant Principals/Lead Teachers Professional Development Conference. The conference will be held March 10-11, 2008, at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, Virginia.

This conference is designed specifically for assistant principals and lead teachers who are responsible for providing instructional leadership in schools. Jerry King will provide the initial keynote presentation, Take This Job and Love It. His presentation is a humorous and high energy experience that has inspired and motivated hundreds of educator audiences throughout the country. Mr. King is the author of several books including, Take This Job and Love It and Now Get a Real Life.

 

A variety of concurrent sessions will be offered to participants in the strands of curriculum/instruction, teacher evaluation, Response to Intervention, and leadership.

 

Conference participants will have opportunities to network and discuss topics of the state of education in the Commonwealth based on the actions of the 2008 General Assembly.

 

If you have questions about the conference or need additional information, please contact VAESP at (804)355-6791, by fax (804) 355-1196, or by e-mail info@vaesp.org. Registration is accepted online at www.vaesp.org, where you can also view the preliminary agenda and a listing of breakout sessions.

 

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