SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 29
February 25, 2000
Acting Superintendent of Public Instruction
|SUBJECT:||Blue Ridge Institute--"Linking Health Science and Technology to Learning" July 10-14, 2000|
The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce that the Blue Ridge Institute - "Linking Health Science and Technology to Learning" will be held July 10-14, 2000, at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. The goal of the institute is to assist educators in utilizing technology and health science to enhance student achievement. The four-day residential institute will offer school personnel with a vested interest in health and wellness, the opportunity to participate in professional development activities that demonstrate how technology and health science enhance the implementation of the technology and core Standards of Learning. In addition, the institute will provide a forum for educators to build collaborative partnerships to increase student achievement and enhance employee wellness. We hope that your staff will be able to attend this excellent professional development institute. The enclosed registration material provides the information you will need to ensure participation by your division. Please make as many copies of the enclosures as necessary. If you have questions concerning the Blue Ridge Institute, please contact Sandra Dofflemyer (804) 225-2898 or, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. JLD/vdg Attachments c: Elementary/Middle/Secondary Principals Health and Physical Education Contact Persons Health and Physical Education Teachers School Food Service Directors School Health Advisory Boards Special Education Directors NOTE: A hard copy of this memo and its attachments have been sent to the superintendent's office.