COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 99

April 18, 2008

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Technical Assistance Academy for New Coordinators of Title I, Part A; Title II, Part A; Title II, Part D; Title III, Part A; and Title IV, Part A

 

The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce a professional development academy on July 15-16, 2008, for new coordinators in the following programs:

The academy will assist new coordinators in understanding the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, as related to the respective programs. A draft agenda is attached.

 

The academy will be held at the Sheraton Park South Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. Registration will be held from 7:30 a.m. until 9 a.m. on July 15. On July 15, the sessions will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 4:15 p.m. On July 16, the sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m. The academy is designed for coordinators with up to two years of experience as an administrator for one or more of the federal programs referenced above. Space is limited to four participants per school division.

The Office of Continuing and Professional Education at Virginia Tech will manage the registration. Please register online at http://www.cpe.vt.edu/reg/ncm/. The deadline for registration for the academy is July 1, 2008. Questions regarding registration should be directed to Emily York, Virginia Tech registrar, at eyork@vt.edu or (540)231-6735.

 

Breaks and lunch will be provided. Lodging, if required, will be master billed. Mileage and meals not covered on the master bill may be charged to the respective local federal program, in accordance with state travel guidelines. If lodging is required, a reservation must be made directly with the hotel. When calling, please reference New Coordinators' Technical Assistance Academy. For reservations at the Sheraton Park Hotel, please call (800) 525-9538 or (804) 323-1144. The cutoff date for hotel reservations is July 1, 2008. Hotel directions to the Sheraton Park South may be found at: http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/area/directions.html?propertyID=832.

 

If you have questions regarding the academy, please contact Carol Sylvester, Title II, Part A, specialist, at Carol.Sylvester@doe.virginia.gov or (804) 371-0908 or Diane Jay, associate director at Diane.Jay@doe.virginia.gov or (804) 225-2905.

 

 

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Attachment

 

a. New Coordinators' Technical Assistance Academy Agenda (PDF)