Superintendent’s Memo #063-15

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

March 20, 2015

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: 2015 Virginia Nurse Aide Training Program Workshops

The Virginia Board of Nursing, National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), and Pearson VUE are pleased to announce the 2015 Virginia Nurse Aide Training Program Workshops that will be held in April. The workshops will provide best practices and instructional strategies, and clarification on critical knowledge and skills for student success.

All workshop sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. – Noon with check-in at 8 a.m. Program directors and primary instructors from secondary nurse aide education programs in the Commonwealth should participate in one of the sessions listed below. There is no charge to participate.

Preregistration is required.  Registration may be accessed at:

The training schedule is as follows:

Training Workshop 1
Date:  April 13, 2015
Location:  Tidewater Community College in Portsmouth
                 120 Campus Drive
                 Building A – The Forum
                 Portsmouth, Virginia 23701

Training Workshop 2
Date: April 15, 2015
Location:  Virginia Western Community College
                  3094 Colonial Avenue SW
                  Fralin Center – Multi Purpose Room (Entrance Level)
                  Roanoke, Virginia 24015

Training Workshop 3
Date: April 16, 2015
Location: Germanna Community College--Daniel Technology Center
                18121 Technology Drive
                Room 104
                Culpeper, Virginia 22701

If you have questions, please contact Michele R. Green-Wright, specialist for health and medical sciences and related clusters, Office of Career and Technical Education Services, at or by telephone at 804-225-2051.