Principals' Memo #1015-13

Department of Education

November 19, 2013

TO:  Principals

FROM:  Linda M. Wallinger, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

SUBJECT:  2014 Summer Teacher Institute for Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

On behalf of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, the Department of Education is pleased to announce the Summer Teacher Institute for Virginia school teachers K-12 to be offered July 13-18, 2014, at the Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center.  Teachers may submit their applications and a letter of recommendation from their school or division administrator by March 3, 2014.
Program highlights include:

Teachers may be eligible to earn up to 35 professional development points.  Lodging, meals, a transportation stipend, and materials are provided.

Applications must be submitted online, and a letter of recommendation from your school or division administrator must be included as an e-mail attachment to  Please submit applications by March 3, 2014.  Applicants will be notified of their status by April 15, 2014.

For more information, please contact Susan Horne, outreach education supervisor, by e-mail at or by telephone at (757) 253-4822; or Betsy Barton, specialist for history and social science, by e-mail at or by telephone at (804) 225-3454.