Superintendent's Memo #058-09

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

March 6, 2009

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: 2009 Virginia Educational Technology Conference

Virginia Tech in partnership with the Virginia Department of Education has announced that the 2009 Virginia Educational Technology Conference will be held October 28-30, 2009, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. This will be the 15th year for the conference which addresses issues of concern to the K-12 technology community. The two strands for the 2009 conference will be leadership and instructional innovation.

Innovate 2009, a one-day event, will also take place at the Greater Richmond Convention Center during the 2009 Virginia Educational Technology Conference. The expo will showcase innovative technologies and products that could transform education in the future.

Should you have questions about the conference or expo, please contact Ken Potter in the Office of Educational Research and Outreach at Virginia Tech at 540-231-4952 or e-mail kpotter@vt.edu or contact Sara Marchio, special projects coordinator, at the Virginia Department of Education at sara.marchio@doe.virginia.gov or 804-786-0877.

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