COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 75

April 4, 2008

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Individual Student Alternative Education Plan (ISAEP) Program Application

 

The Virginia Department of Education will make $2,247,581 available in the fiscal year 2008-2009 to school divisions with Individual Student Alternative Education Plan (ISAEP) programs, as set forth in the Code of Virginia 22.1-254.D, and approved by the American Council on Education as a GED Option Program. It is the goal of the Virginia Department of Education that all local education agencies (LEAs) participate in the ISAEP program. Funds will provide services for students 16 years of age and older who meet program provisions established in the Code of Virginia and guidelines of the Virginia Board of Education. The Board of Education's ISAEP program guidelines may be found at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/adulted/equivalency/isaep.shtml.

 

The application for ISAEP funds and the 2008-2009 allocations for school divisions are attached. Your application must be received by the Office of Adult Education and Literacy no later than 4:30 p.m., May 5, 2008. School divisions will be notified of funding awards after receipt and approval of program applications. If no program is planned, write on the face of the application form your school division's name and code, as well as the words NO PROGRAM IS PLANNED.

 

Return the application to:

 

Mailing Address

Elizabeth Hawa, Director

Office of Adult Education & Literacy

Virginia Department of Education

P.O. Box 2120

Richmond, VA 23218-2120


Physical Address

Gloria Murphy

Administrative Support

Office of Adult Education & Literacy

21st Floor, James Monroe Building

101 North 14th Street

Richmond, VA 23219

 

If you have questions or need additional program information, please contact Dr. Michael Nusbaum, specialist, by e-mail at Michael.Nusbaum@doe.virginia.gov, or by telephone (804) 786-7644. Regarding fiscal questions, contact Cynthia Finley, grants manager, by e-mail at Cynthia.Finley@doe.virginia.gov, or by telephone (804) 225-2850.

 

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Attachment

 

a. Individual Student Alternative Education Plan Program Application Packet 2008-2009 (Word)