Superintendent's Memo #123-10

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

May 21, 2010

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Infusing Assistive Technology for Learning - Assuring Access for all Students

The Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology and the Office of Instructional Support and Related Services have completed Infusing Assistive Technology for Learning: Assuring Access for all Students. This companion document to the Educational Technology Plan for Virginia: 2010-15 takes into consideration the importance of assistive and learning technologies for students with special needs. It highlights opportunities in Virginia and details resources and solutions that can enhance communication, instruction, learning, and convenience for all users. The document may now be accessed on the Department of Education website at
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/technology/edtech_plan/index.shtml.

Questions or comments should be directed to John Eisenberg, director of instructional support and related services, at (804) 225-2711 or via e-mail at John.Eisenberg@doe.virginia.gov.

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