Superintendent's Memo #130-10

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

June 4, 2010

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Technical Assistance Academy for Coordinators of Title I, Part A; Title I, Part C; Title I, Part D; Title II, Part A; Title II, Part D; and Title III, Part A

The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce a professional development academy on August 3 and 4, 2010, for coordinators in the following areas:

The focus of the first day of the academy will be to provide general information to all coordinators. The second day of the academy is designed for coordinators administrating one or more of the federal programs referenced above. Coordinators may choose to register for one or both days of the academy. A draft agenda is attached.

The academy will be held at the Hilton Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. Registration will be held from 10:30 a.m. until Noon on August 3, and the sessions will begin at Noon and conclude at 4:15 p.m. On August 4, the sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 4:15 p.m. Space is limited to 250, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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 23, 2010. Questions regarding registration should be directed to Mary Kennon Hilton, Virginia Tech registrar, at or (540)231-0990.

Breaks and lunch will be provided on August 3, and on August 4, breakfast, breaks, and lunch will be provided. Lodging, if required, will be masterbilled. 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 "VDOE Coordinators' Academy." For reservations at the Hilton Richmond Hotel, please call (800) 445-8667. The cutoff date for hotel reservations is July 23, 2010. Directions to the Hilton Richmond Hotel may be found at:

If you have questions regarding the academy, please contact Becky Marable, Title I coordinator, at



  1. Draft Agenda for the 2010 Coordinators' Academy (PDF)