DATE: June 8, 2018
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: James F. Lane, Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT:

Announcing 2018 Summer Health and Medical Sciences Professional Development


The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), in collaboration with the Virginia Health and Medical Science Educators Association (VAHAMSEA) Professional Development Conference, is pleased to offer in-depth pre- and post-conference workshops, and a conference session as outlined in the chart below.  The professional development will be held at the Great Wolf Lodge: This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website. , Williamsburg, Virginia.  Registration is required and teachers are encouraged to pre-register by June 20, 2018 using the links below.

Professional Development Workships. Date and Registration Link.

Professional Development

Registration Links

Pre-Conference Workshops:
REVIVE! Opioid Overdose Reversal for Virginia
uly 14, 2018, 2 p.m.-5 p.m: This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website. .
July 14, 2018, 5 p.m.-8 p.m.: This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website.
July 15, 2018, 8 a.m.-11 a.m.: This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website.
Emergency Medical Technician 2018 Update July 16, 2018, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.: This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website.
Practical Nursing Director’s and Instructor’s Professional Development 2018 July 16, 2018, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.: This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website.
Dental Career Professional Development and 2018 Update July 16, 2018, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.: This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website.
Conference Session:
Stop the Bleed
July 17, 2018: This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website.
Post-Conference Workshop:
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Advisor Update 2018
July 20, 2018, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.: This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website.

There is no registration fee for the pre-conference workshops. The Stop the Bleed session is included with conference registration: This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website. . A $35 fee for the post-conference workshop materials should be made payable to Virginia HOSA. The VDOE will provide workshop trainers and instructional materials. Participants are responsible for all meals, travel-related expenses, and lodging, if needed. This is an allowable expenditure of federal Perkins funds as long as it is included in the approved local plan.

If you have any questions, please contact Michele R. Green-Wright, Health and Medical Sciences and Related Clusters, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, at cte@doe.virginia.gov: Email link. or by telephone at (804) 225-3119.

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