Superintendent's Memo #061-10

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

March 19, 2010

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Workshop for New Administrators of Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education (CTE) administrators who have been appointed since July 1, 2009, are invited to participate in the New Administrators Workshop, July 8-9, 2010, at the DoubleTree Airport Hotel in Richmond. The workshop will begin at 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, July 8, and end Friday afternoon, July 9. The workshop is limited to 50 participants. Breakfast, breaks, and a working lunch will provided each day. Mileage expenses and other meals are to be covered by the local division. The use of federal Perkins funds for locally-funded travel is allowable.

The workshop agenda, Attachment A, is designed to provide new administrators with the following:

Registration: Participants may register for the workshop by faxing the registration form, Attachment B, to Sandra Johnson at 804-371-2456 or e-mail to Confirmation will be e-mailed to participants.

Lodging: A block of lodging rooms has been reserved at the DoubleTree Airport Hotel in Richmond and will be master billed to the Department of Education. Please contact the hotel directly at 804-226-6400 and reference the Department of Education New CTE Administrators Meeting to receive the group rate. The cutoff date for registration is June 21, 2010, at 4 p.m. Reservations made after the cutoff date will need to be paid by the participant at check-out and will be reimbursed via a Travel Reimbursement Form to the participant. It is the responsibility of the participant to make any cancellation of lodging, if needed. Only participants who are more than an hours drive away are eligible for lodging.

Parking and Directions: Parking is free at the hotel. Attachment C contains directions to the hotel.
Please contact Anne Rowe,, or phone at 804-225-2838, if you have questions.



  1. Workshop Agenda (PDF)
  2. Workshop Registration Form (Word)
  3. Directions to Hotel (PDF)