Superintendent’s Memo #287-13

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

October 25, 2013

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT:  Career and Technical Education Federal Program Monitoring Review System

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Federal Program Monitoring Review System is designed to focus on continuous program improvement and student achievement.  The school division’s CTE programs are reviewed on a six-year cyclical schedule over a two- to three-year period with follow-up as needed.  The Federal Program Monitoring Review System Self-Assessment Guidance Document provides directions for completing the Federal Program Monitoring Review System Self-Assessment 2013-2014 template and must be completed and submitted to the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) as described in Phase I below.  Technical assistance during the process is provided to school divisions by webinars and individual teleconferences.

The Federal Program Monitoring Review System consists of three phases:

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact George R. Willcox, coordinator of planning, administration, and accountability, Office of Career and Technical Education Services, at cte@doe.virginia.gov or (804) 786-4206.

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