March 24, 2017

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Call for Nominations for Board of Education Advisory Committees: 2017-2020 Term

The Virginia Board of Education is seeking nominees to serve a three-year term on the following advisory committees appointed by the Board:

Please note that for some of the advisory committees, specific categories of expertise or geographic representation are required by state or federal law or regulation.  For all committees, the Board of Education seeks to have diverse representation among the appointees.

The current vacancies for the advisory committees are noted below. The term of service will begin July 2017 and end June 2020.

Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure (ABTEL)

The Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure has three vacancies:

Virginia Advisory Committee for the Education of the Gifted (VACEG)

The Virginia Advisory Committee for the Education of the Gifted has three vacancies. Priority consideration will be given to Regions 3, 4, 5 and 7.

State Special Education Advisory Committee (SSEAC)

The State Special Education Advisory Committee has four vacancies:

Adult Education and Literacy Advisory Committee

The Adult Education and Literacy Advisory Committee has four vacancies. Priority consideration will be given to:

Advisory Committee for Career & Technical Education

The Advisory Committee for Career and Technical Education has six vacancies. Priority consideration will be given to representatives of the following industry sectors: 

Geographical regions noted above are based on the Department of Education Superintendent’s Regions.

Educators, administrators, and other individuals, as well as organizations are invited to recommend nominees to fill current vacancies as noted above.  Individuals are also welcome to nominate themselves. 

The Board of Education’s bylaws prescribe the operation of its advisory committees as follows:

Nominations may be made by completing the attached nomination form. Please send the completed form to Emily Webb, Director for Board Relations, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, VA 23218-2120.  Nominations may also be submitted by email at Emily.Webb@doe.virginia.gov.

All nominations must be received by Friday, April 14, 2017.

Questions regarding the Board of Education’s advisory committees or activities may be addressed to Emily Webb by email at Emily.Webb@doe.virginia.gov or by phone at (804) 225-2924.

SRS/EVW/ssb

Attachment:

  1. Nomination Form for Virginia Board of Education’s Advisory Committees (Word)

 


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