Superintendent's Memo #201-09

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

July 31, 2009

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Homebound Instruction Services Data Reporting

The reporting of Homebound Instruction Services data for school year 2008-2009 will be collected through the Single Sign-On for Web Systems (SSWS) that allows each user to have access to many different data collection processes, as well as other applications, with one single identification and password. The data requested will include:

In addition, in order to process online instruction reimbursement, the license number of the teacher monitoring homebound instruction will be needed.

The data must be submitted electronically through the SSWS, which may be accessed at: The SSWS system will be open for submission of reports from August 17, 2009, through September 16, 2009. After the September 16 cut-off date for reporting, unused funds will be redistributed. Individuals who will be entering data, but do not have a current homebound password, will need to contact the SSWS Account Manager designated for their respective school division.

In addition to submitting the data electronically, the completed report must be printed, signed by the superintendent, and mailed by September 16, 2009, to Tia Campbell, school health specialist, Office of Student Services, Department of Education, P.O. Box 2120, 20th Floor, Richmond, VA 23218-2120.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tia Campbell at 804-786-8671, or by e-mail at

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