Superintendent's Memo #068-09

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

March 20, 2009

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: CDX Regional Automotive Instruction Training for Spring of 2009

In a continuing effort to support the automotive programs of the Commonwealth through online technology-based curriculum resources for instructors and students, the Virginia Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education in cooperation with CDX Global will be providing regional one-day training events for all automotive instructors this spring.

Individuals must be employed as a Trade and Industrial Education Automotive Maintenance, Automotive Service, or Automotive Technology Instructor. Registration for the training will be online and CDX will contact instructors concerning details and registration instructions.

Due to the training events’ regional format, no overnight travel will be reimbursed. The Department will reimburse participants in accordance with state travel guidelines for mileage and substitutes. Teachers should register for the training that is closest to their school division. The application deadline for all training sessions is April 3, 2009.

April 20, 2009
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  Arlington Career Center
816 South Walter Reed Drive
Arlington, VA 22204
April 21, 2009
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College – Western Campus
1851 Dickinson Road
Goochland, VA 23063
April 22, 2009
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  Burton Center for Arts and
1760 Boulevard
Salem, VA 24153
April 23, 2009
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  Southside Virginia Community
College – Blackstone Campus
1041 West 10th Street
Blackstone, VA 23824
April 24, 2009
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  Norfolk Technical Center
1330 North Military Highway
Norfolk, VA 23502

If you have further questions about the CDX regional training, please contact George Willcox, career and technical education cluster coordinator, via e-mail at or telephone (804)225-2839.

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