Superintendent's Memo #029-10

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

February 5, 2010

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Career and Technical Education Reporting System (CTERS) User's Manual 2009 - 2010 School Year

The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce that the CTERS User’s Manual for the 2009-2010 School Year is now ready for school divisions and is available at: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/info_management/data_collection/instruction/career_tech/index.shtml.

In an effort to consolidate reports and make the CTERS User’s Manual more user-friendly, the document has undergone a major revision. CTE administrators are encouraged to read the instructions thoroughly. If there are questions, please contact Sandra Johnson at Sandra.Johnson@doe.virginia.gov or at (804)225-2051, and she will direct you to the appropriate CTE staff person for assistance.

Two major changes that need to be highlighted are:

The SEDF which is accessed through Single Sign-On for Web Systems (SSWS) will be accessible on Monday, February 1, 2010.

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