DATE: June 9, 2017
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT:

Health and Medical Sciences and Related Clusters Administrators Update


The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will conduct a Health and Medical Sciences and Related Cluster Update on Thursday, July 20, 2017, from 1-4 p.m. at The Great Wolf Lodge, Williamsburg, VirginiaThis link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website. All Career, Technical, and Adult Education administrators and directors are encouraged to attend. Participants will receive technical assistance in regards to curriculum, instructor requirements, certifications, examinations, transcript documentation, survey visits, and regulations from VDOE, Virginia Board of Health Professions, and Virginia Department of Health Office Emergency Medical Services.

There is no registration fee; however, online preregistrationThis link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website is required and must be completed by June 15, 2017. Participants are responsible for all travel-related expenses and lodging, if needed. For public high school program directors and instructors, this is an allowable expenditure of federal Perkins funds as long as it is included in the approved local career and technical education plan.

If you have any questions, please contact Michele R. Green-Wright, Specialist for Health and Medical Sciences and Related Clusters, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, at cte@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 225-3119.

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