Superintendent’s Memo #032-13

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

February 1, 2013

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT:  Virginia Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (VASCD) Professional Development Institutes

The Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (VASCD) extends an invitation to all division superintendents, principals, assistant principals, teachers, and instructional leaders to attend the following professional development institutes throughout Virginia:

On February 20, 2013, Diana Laufenberg will conduct a full day institute at the Lynchburg Schools Educational Technology Center in Lynchburg, Virginia. Her topic is “Strategies and Methods for Teaching and Learning in the Modern Era.”

On February 22, 2013, Diana Laufenberg will conduct another full day institute with the same topic, “Strategies and Methods for Teaching and Learning in the Modern Era,” at the Nicholas Center on the John Tyler Community College Campus in Chester, Virginia.

On April 11, 2013, Ron Nash will conduct a full day professional institute at Holmes Middle School in Alexandria, Virginia. His topic is “Giving Them Their 80: Engaging Students in Their Own Learning in Ways That Help Teachers Meet Professional Standards.”

Online registration and downloadable registration forms are available on the VASCD Web site at: If you have questions about the conference or need additional information, please call Virginia ASCD at (434) 466-7466 or by e-mail at