COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 97

April 18, 2008

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

School Health and Education Partnership Conference, July 14- 16, 2008

 

The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce the School Health and Education Partnership conference to be held at Longwood University, July 14-16, 2008. This educational opportunity is a blending of the Health for Success and School Health Services Institute conferences. In recognition of the need to promote coordinated school health and the partnership that exists between school health educators and school health providers, this conference provides an opportunity for participants to learn together and support each other's roles in the school setting.

 

This conference is appropriate for teachers, instructional specialists, administrators, school nurses, health assistants, supervisors of health services, counselors, social workers, parents, community-based educators, and related positions.

 

A sample of the sessions to be offered includes:

 

 

Registration for the three day conference is $80 and includes training materials, lodging, and meals. Lodging will be available in dormitories on the Longwood University campus. Conference registration may only be completed online. The Web address to access the registration form is: http://www.pubapps.vcu.edu/soe/csc/shep.asp. Payment must be made by credit card at the time of registration. Please feel free to duplicate the attached registration conference brochure and distribute it to anyone who might be interested.

 

Questions may be directed to Tia Campbell, school health specialist, at (804)786-8671 or Tia.Campbell@doe.virginia.gov.

 

BKCJr/TBC

 

Attachment

 

a. Conference Information and Schedule (PDF)