COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 154

July 11, 2008

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Transmittal of "Statement of Administrative Impact and Projected Costs of Implementation" for the Proposed Revisions to the Regulations Governing the Determination of Critical Teacher Shortage Areas for Awarding the Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program

 

As part of its responsibilities for promulgating new regulations or revisions to existing regulations, the Virginia Board of Education is required to develop a statement of the administrative impact and the projected costs of implementing and complying with such regulations. The Board and the Virginia Department of Education are required to send a copy of the statement to each division superintendent [Refer to Section 22.1-17 of the Code of Virginia].

 

The following statement for the Proposed Regulations Governing the Determination of Critical Teacher Shortage Areas for Awarding the Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program was accepted by the Board.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE AND FISCAL IMPACT

 

"The Board of Education anticipates no administrative and fiscal impact accruing to the locality or to the state as a result of this revision in the Regulations Governing the Determination of Critical Teacher Shortage Areas for Awarding the Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program."

The revised regulations may be found at 8VAC20-650-30. Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program requirements and selection procedures.

 

For additional information, please contact Mrs. Patty S. Pitts, assistant superintendent for the division of teacher education and licensure, at (804) 371-2522, or by e-mail at patty.pitts@doe.virginia.gov.

 

 

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