COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 110

May 2, 2008

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Three Regional Training Sessions for the Algebra Readiness Diagnostic Test (ARDT)

 

This summer, the Virginia Department of Education will sponsor three regional training sessions for the Algebra Readiness Diagnostic Test (ARDT). These workshops will provide hands-on experience in setting up, administering, and working with data from the ARDT, with particular attention to new features. Workshops will be held at the following locations:

 

Date

Place

Time

August 4, 2008

Christiansburg Middle School, Montgomery County

9 a.m. 12 noon

August 5, 2008

Carter G. Woodson Middle School, Hopewell

9 a.m. 12 noon

August 6, 2008

Harrisonburg High School, Harrisonburg

9 a.m. 12 noon

 

Please complete and return the registration form by July 25, 2008. The form is available online at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Instruction/Math/ARI/ari-or.shtml. Registrations will be accepted in the order they are received until the workshops are full. Each division may send up to two participants. Attendees should be either ARDT division coordinators or ARDT tutors who can provide training for your division.

 

For additional information, please contact Dr. Lois A. Williams, STEM coordinator, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, by e-mail at lois.williams@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 786-8078.

 

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