Superintendent's Memo #170-11

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

June 17, 2011

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: 2011-2012 Video Streaming Training Sessions for Career and Technical Education (CTE) Administrators

The Office of Career and Technical Education Services is pleased to announce a series of nine training sessions to be held during the 2011-2012 school year for new and experienced CTE administrators. All training sessions will be delivered by video streaming on Thursday, 1:30-3 p.m. as scheduled below. The goal is to provide sustained professional development on the responsibilities of the CTE administrator, identify resources, and provide support throughout the school year. All CTE administrators are strongly encouraged to participate. The sessions will be recorded and available on the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Web site.

2011-2012 CTE Administrator Training

DATE

SESSION

TITLE

July 7, 2011

1

Navigating the VDOE and CTE Resource Center Web Sites:  An Overview of CTE

August 11, 2011

2

Health and Safety:  Department of Labor and Industry Regulations

September 15,2011

3

Beginning-of-Year:  Financial Information and Reports

October 20, 2011

4

Career Clusters and Academic and Career Plans of Study

November 10, 2011

5

Career Planning:  Virginia Career VIEW, Virginia Education Wizard, and R U Ready?

December 8, 2011

6

Industry Credentialing

January 26, 2012

7

The Local Plan and Budget

February 9, 2012

8

Education and Business Partnerships: Workplace Readiness Skills, Labor Market Needs, Governor’s STEM Academies, and Advisory Committee

March 8, 2012

9

End-of-Year Financial Reports, Annual Wage and Hourly Report, and Completer Follow-up

Directions for login to the video streaming sessions will be provided to CTE administrators before each scheduled session.

If you have any questions, please contact Lolita B. Hall, director, career and technical education services at: CTE@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 225-2051.

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