Superintendent’s Memo #019-15

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

January 30, 2015

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT:  Governorís Announcement of: Guidance on Virginia Becoming an Employer of National Service

On January 27, 2015, Governor McAuliffe announced an exciting new initiative to bring some of our nation’s best public servants into state government.  Virginia is the first state in the nation to become an “Employer of National Service.”

Please share the attached memorandum from the Office of the Governor with your division personnel.  I encourage you to follow the guidelines outlined in the Governor’s memorandum, if possible, whenever making hiring decisions.



  1. Memorandum – Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe (PDF)