Superintendent’s Memo #071-13

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

March 22, 2013

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT:  Computer Technology Standards of Learning Revisions Approved

At its February 28 meeting, the Virginia Board of Education approved the revised Computer Technology Standards of Learning. The PDF and Word versions of these newly adopted standards are available on the Department of Education’s Web site at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/standards_docs/computer_technology/index.shtml.

The Department of Education’s goal for the implementation schedule will be to allow teachers at all levels, beginning in the fall of 2013, to integrate the newly revised standards into their curriculum. Recognizing that curriculum alignment efforts require planning, time, staff development, and resources, school divisions should begin to:

If you have questions, please contact Jean Weller, educational technology specialist, by e-mail at jean.weller@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 225-2825.

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