Superintendent's Memo #132-10

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

June 11, 2010

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Training Workshops for Virginia VIEW K-8 Career Exploration

The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce that Virginia Career VIEW will be placing an emphasis on K-8 Career Exploration beginning in the 2010-2011 school year.

Virginia Career VIEW will be hosting eleven three-hour workshops for K-8 school counselors, educators, PTA board members, and parents. These workshops are designed to assist anyone involved in helping students explore careers and education using Virginia Career VIEW. Attendees will choose three of six possible sessions for information on the tools and materials available on the Virginia Career VIEW website. The sessions are:

There is no fee to attend the workshops. Participants are encouraged to register early. If space permits, registrations will be taken up to two days prior to the workshop. Each location is limited to 35 participants. If the location of the session you request is already full, alternate locations are listed. An e-mail confirmation notice will be sent to you, along with logistical details. Attachment A contains more information regarding registration and the registration form.

The workshops will be held at the following sites:

For further information, please contact the Virginia Career VIEW office at 800-542-5870.

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Attachment:

  1. Virginia Career View Fall 2010 Workshop Registration Brochure (PDF)