Superintendent's Memo #244-10

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

October 1, 2010

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Virginia Staff Development Council (VSDC) Fall Conference

The Virginia Staff Development Council (VSDC) would like to extend an invitation to all division superintendents, principals, assistant principals, teachers, and instructional leaders to attend the 2010 Annual Fall VSDC Conference on Friday, October 29, 2010, at Zehmer Hall, University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The theme for this year's conference is "Professional Learning for 21st Century Schools." Stephanie Hirsch, executive director of the National Staff Development Council, will present the keynote address. Conference registration includes a copy of the book Becoming a Learning School by Joellen Killion and Patricia Roy.

Online registration forms and additional information about the conference are available on the VSDC's Web site at

If you have questions about the Annual VSDC conference or need additional information, please contact Sue Sarber, professional development supervisor, Arlington County Public Schools, at (703) 228-2111 or