COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 211

September 5, 2008

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Virginia Middle School Association Conference on October 10, 2008

 

The Virginia Middle School Association is pleased to announce Dr. Harry Wong as the keynote speaker for the 2008 fall conference. The theme for the 2008 conference is Capitalizing on Middle Schools on Friday, October 10, 2008, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia. Over thirty middle level breakout sessions presented by Virginia educators will follow Dr. Wong's three-hour training. The conference will conclude at the Richmond Omni Hotel with an evening banquet and motivational keynote from the National Middle School Association's Associate Executive Director, Jack Berckemeyer. Registration deadline is September 26, 2008.

 

For more information or to register for this conference, please visit www.vmsa.org or contact Kathryn R. Bremner, VMSA associate executive director by telephone at (804) 559-9503; or Karen Koory, middle school English specialist, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, by e-mail at Karen.Koory@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 371-2588.

 

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