Superintendent’s Memo #104-13

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

April 19, 2013

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT:  Announcing New Web Resources for Microsoft IT Academy Program

The new Web page for Virginia’s Microsoft IT Academy Program is a “one-stop” location to provide quick and easy access to students, teachers, and administrators.  The Microsoft IT Academy currently serves 356 high schools including CTE technical centers and over 45,500 students.

The page includes detailed information for technical support on how to get started with the IT Academy program including how to set up the testing centers for credentialing examinations, curriculum and development tools, professional development opportunities, and resources for success in the classroom.  For more details about the IT Academy initiative, click here.

If you have questions, please contact Anne Rowe, curriculum and instruction coordinator, Office of Career and Technical Education Services, at or by telephone at 804-225-2051.