February 10, 2017
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Announcing Professional Development for Technology Education Teachers
The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to offer a Microcontroller/Programming Workshop designed for technology education teachers. This three-day workshop will focus on coding and programming Hummingbird and Arduino Microcontrollers. For more details refer to Attachment A. It will be held at WHRO-TV, 5200 Hampton Boulevard, Norfolk, Virginia, on April 10-12, 2017.
Teachers are encouraged to preregister early using the form in Attachment B, as space is limited. There is no registration fee. Participants are responsible for all meals, travel-related expenses, and lodging, if needed. School division’s federal Perkins funds are allowable for this expenditure.
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Lynn Basham, Specialist for Technology Education and Related Clusters, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (804) 225-3119.
- Microcontroller/Programming Workshop Flyer-This is a PDF document. (PDF)
- Microcontroller/Programming Workshop Registration Form-This is a PDF document. (PDF)