COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 298

December 12, 2008

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week

January 12-16, 2009

 

On behalf of the Virginia Board of Education and the Department of Education, it is my pleasure to announce that Governor Timothy M. Kaine has signed a Certificate of Recognition declaring January 12-16, 2009, as Virginia Principals Appreciation Week. I hope that you and others throughout your community will join me in acknowledging the tireless efforts of our school principals across the Commonwealth. Our principals work diligently to help students and teachers excel, and their leadership and hard work are essential to the success of our schools. They deserve all the recognition and praise we can give them.

 

The full text of the Governor's Certificate of Recognition announcing Principals Appreciation Week is attached. I hope that you and other officials in your division will celebrate Virginia Principals Appreciation Week by planning a special community event or some other appropriate function.

 

PIW/eh

Attachment

 

a. Governor's Certificate of Recognition (PDF)