P.O. BOX 2120



May 4, 2007



Division Superintendents



Billy K. Cannaday, Jr.

Superintendent of Public Instruction



Technical Assistance Academy for New Title I, Title II, Title III, and Title V Coordinators


The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce a professional development academy for new Title I, Part A; Title II, Part A; Title III, Part A; and Title V, Part A, coordinators on July 31 August 1, 2007, in Richmond, Virginia. The academy will assist new coordinators in understanding the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, as related to the respective programs.


The academy will be held at the Sheraton Park South Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. Registration will be held from 7:30 a.m. until 9 a.m. on July 31. On July 31, the sessions will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 4:15 p.m. On August 1, the sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m. The academy is designed for coordinators with up to two years of experience as an administrator for one or more of the federal programs referenced above. Space is limited to four participants per school division.

The Office of Continuing and Professional Education at Virginia Tech will manage the registration. Please register online at The deadline for registration for the academy is July 13, 2007. Questions regarding registration should be directed to the Virginia Tech registrar at (540) 231-5182.


Breaks and lunch will be provided. Lodging, if required, will be master billed. Mileage and meals not covered on the master bill may be charged to the respective local federal program, in accordance with state travel guidelines. If lodging is required, a reservation must be made directly with the hotel. When calling, please reference Virginia Department of Education NCLB New Coordinators Academy. For reservations at the Sheraton Park Hotel, please call (804) 323-1144. Overflow lodging has been arranged at the Holiday Inn Select Richmond - Koger Center South at (888) 400-9714. The cutoff date for hotel reservations is July 9, 2007. Hotel directions may be found at: Sheraton Park South: or Holiday Inn Select-Koger South Conference Center:


If you have questions regarding the academy, please contact Gabie Frazier, Title I, Part A, specialist at (804) 225-2907 or, or Carol Sylvester, Title II, Part A, specialist, at (804) 371-0908 or