COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education
October 4, 2013
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction
The Virginia Department of Education in collaboration with the Virginia Children’s Engineering Council and the Virginia Technology and Engineering Education Association are co-sponsoring the Children’s Engineering Convention for grades K-5 teachers and administrators. The convention will be held at the Richmond Marriott, 500 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia, February 20-21, 2014.
The Children’s Engineering Convention special interest sessions will highlight best practices and classroom strategies that support the Virginia Standards of Learning through hands-on design, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. These instructional experiences will assist participants in preparing children to:
If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Dr. Lynn Basham, technology education and related clusters specialist, Office of Career and Technical Education Services, at 804-786-4210 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Ms. Marcia Hickey, Convention Coordinator, at email@example.com.