Superintendent’s Memo #270-15

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

October 30, 2015

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (VASCD) 2015 Annual Conference

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 2015 Annual Conference. The theme of this year’s conference is Deeper Learning. A preconference session featuring Robyn Jackson will be held on December 2, 2015. Ms.  Jackson’s session is titled How to Use Feedback to Keep Students Engaged, Resilient, and Motivated to Learn.

Conference keynoters on December 3-4, 2015, include Pedro Noguera, Marc Chun, Jeff Charbonneau, and Angela Maiers.  Over 50 concurrent sessions will be presented by and for Virginia educators. The conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Williamsburg.

Online registration is available at Additional information is available at (434) 466-7466 or by e-mail at