P. O. BOX 2120
December 19, 1997


TO: Division Superintendents
Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Educational Directory

     Attached is your complimentary copy of the latest
  edition of the Virginia Education Directory.  The directory
  contains listings for the professional staff of the state
  Department of Education and school division central office
  staff.  Also included are individual school listings and
  listings of various education organizations and
  associations.  Enclosed with the publication is a computer
  diskette with the entire contents of the directory in ASCII
  text files.  The diskette is formatted for DOS and Windows
  operating systems, but should be readable as well with most
  Macintosh computers.  The diskette may be duplicated as

     Additional copies of the directory which includes the
  diskette are available from the Virginia Department of
  Education for $10.00.  Computer diskettes alone are $3.00
  each.  Orders should be accompanied with a check made
  payable to the Virginia Department of Education for the
  amount of the order.  The printing and mailing cost of each
  directory is $10.00.  Computer diskettes are $3.00 each. 
  The attached form is provided for your convenience.  

     You may print the document directly from the website,
  or download the complete directory files for local printing
  and duplication.  The site is accessible for public use at, which, in addition to the
  directory, contains other department documents and data,
  information on department services and programs, and
  curricular resources and activities.

     The contents of the directory are based upon the most
  recent information the department has received from the
  annual data collection in July.  All area codes were
  corrected per Bell Atlantic.  If any of the information for
  your school division has changed, or if there are additional
  personnel you would like to have included, please E-mail the
  changes to  All corrections will be
  reflected on our website promptly as well as in future
  printings of the directory.  Additionally, we ask that you
  E-mail personnel changes and reassignments as they occur
  throughout the year.  This way we may keep the directory
  continually updated.

     Send orders to the Office of Production Services,
  Virginia Department of Education, c/o Patricia Hicks, P. O.
  Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218.  Questions may be
  directed to Patricia Hicks at (804) 225-2400.


  Attachment:  A hard copy of this memo and its attachment
               will be sent to the superintendent's office.