COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education
October 8, 2010
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction
As a follow-up to Superintendent's Memos #183-09 and #307-09, the Virginia Department of Education, in collaboration with the Virginia Community College System, the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, the Virginia College Savings Plan, and the Educational Credit Management Corporation, is pleased to announce that the Virginia Education Wizard, version 3.0, is rolling out across the Commonwealth. This new version of the Wizard provides comprehensive tools to assist school personnel in effectively and efficiently developing and using the Academic and Career Plans (see Superintendent's Memo 336-09) in addition to allowing them to access information that their students create while using the Wizard.
The Wizard provides students with the ability to:
In addition, the newest version of the Wizard enables educators to:
Attachment A lists regional site and online training opportunities for educators throughout the Commonwealth. Interested personnel may inquire about and RSVP for these training sessions by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Virginia Education Wizard, visit the Web site at http://www.VaWizard.org. If you have questions, please contact Joseph Wharff, school counseling connections specialist, via e-mail at email@example.com
or via telephone at 804-225-3370.