COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education
October 23, 2015
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction
I am pleased to announce that the Commission on Civics Education is hosting a one-day Civics Summit for division personnel and teachers who work with students in Civics and Economics, and Virginia and United States Government. The Governor and First Lady of Virginia will be on the agenda for this year’s Civics Summit, which will focus on the executive branch and education policies.
The objectives of the Summit are to:
The date and location for the Summit are as follows:
Thursday, November 12, 2015
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
House Room 3
1000 Bank Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
The Civics Summit will accommodate 150 participants. School divisions are invited to send teachers and/or division personnel. The Civics Summit will provide parking, lunch, and material for participants. Registration will be conducted on a first-come, first-serve basis until November 6, 2015, and can be completed online at http://apps.senate.virginia.gov/civicsSummit/CS2015registration
If you need additional information about the Civics Summit, please contact Scott Maddrea, Deputy Clerk - Committee Operations, Office of the Clerk of the House of Delegates, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (804) 698-1545; or Christonya Brown, history and social science coordinator, Office of Humanities and Early Childhood, by e-mail at Christonya.Brown@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 225-2893.