Superintendent's Memos - 2018
Weekly memoranda from the superintendent of public instruction are the means by which the Virginia Department of Education communicates official information to the commonwealth's school divisions. Superintendent's memoranda are posted on Fridays.
June 15, 2018
- MEMO 154-18
Final Legislative Report for the 2018 General Assembly
- MEMO 153-18
K-12 History and Social Science Standards of Learning Institutes
- MEMO 152-18
The Virginia Purple Star Designation for Schools
- MEMO 151-18
Provisions for Reallocating Unused Student Slots in Regional Alternative Education Programs for 2018-2019
June 8, 2018
- MEMO 150-18
Final Fiscal Year 2018 State Payments Based on Actual March 31, 2018, ADM and Adjustments to the Fiscal Year 2018 Basic Aid State Payment-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 149-18
Announcing 2018 Summer Health and Medical Sciences Professional Development
- MEMO 148-18
Fiscal Year 2019 Project Graduation Funding Allocation-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 147-18
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP): Application for 2018-2019
- MEMO 146-18
Disclosure of Free and Reduced Eligibility Information-This memo has one or more attachments.
June 7, 2018
- MEMO 145-18
Adoption of the Fiscal Year 2018 Caboose Budget and the 2018-2020 Biennial Budget by the 2018 Special Session I General Assembly and Signed by Governor Northam-This memo has one or more attachments.
June 1, 2018
- MEMO 144-18
Online Calculator in Revised Mathematics Standards of Learning Tests Beginning in Spring 2019
- MEMO 143-18
2018-2019 School Security Equipment Grants Program Application-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 142-18
Training Opportunity: Medicaid and Schools-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 141-18
Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans: Five Two-Day Training Sessions
- MEMO 140-18
Announcing the Pharmacy Technician Instructor Clinical Training Symposium
May 25, 2018
- MEMO 139-18
Effective PreK-3 Models for Virginia’s Schools Institute
- MEMO 138-18
Annual Update of Industry Credentials for Teachers Seeking an Initial Virginia License with an Endorsement in an Area of Career and Technical Education
- MEMO 137-18
Virginia Public School Authority (VPSA) Educational Technology Notes Series XIV, Series XV, Series XVI, Series XVII, Series XVIII, Series XIX, and School Security Equipment Grants Series VI-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 136-18
Screening Tools for Identifying English Learners
- MEMO 135-18
Discipline, Crime, and Violence Data Collection
- MEMO 134-18
Announcing Summer Professional Development Institute for Technology and Engineering Educators
May 21, 2018
May 18, 2018
- MEMO 132-18
Tuition-Free Prerequisite Course for a Provisional (Special Education) License Offered Online by Radford University – 120 Slots Available Statewide – Applications Due May 29, 2018-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 131-18
K-12 English Language Arts Standards of Learning Institutes
May 11, 2018
- MEMO 130-18
Locally Awarded Verified Credits-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 129-18
The Annual Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals Association (VAESP) Conference, June 24-26, 2018
- MEMO 128-18
Virginia Tiered Systems of Supports (VTSS) Cohort 5 Application-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 127-18
2018-2019 Virginia Standards of Learning Test Administration Schedule-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 126-18
Submission of the Annual School Nutrition Application Packet for SY 2018- 2019
- MEMO 125-18
Fiscal Year 2019 Planning and Start-up Grants for Extended School Year or Year-Round School Programs-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 124-18
Call for Nominations for the Advisory Board on TeacherEducation and Licensure-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 123-18
Announcing 2018 Summer Trade and Industrial Education Professional Development-This memo has one or more attachments.
May 4, 2018
- MEMO 122-18
Teacher Appreciation Week in Virginia May 7-11, 2018
- MEMO 121-18
Market Basket Analysis When Procuring Program Goods
- MEMO 120-18
2017-2018 End-of-Year Student Record Collection and Miscellaneous Statistics – Due: July 13, 2018
- MEMO 119-18
2017-2018 End-of-Year Master Schedule Collection Due: Successful Submission due August 31, 2018 Final Verifications due September 28, 2018
- MEMO 118-18
Paid Lunch Equity Guidance for School Year 2018-2019-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 117-18
Standards of Learning Tests to be Completed by End of School Year
- MEMO 116-18
Revision No. 2 - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), P.L. 115-31, 2017-2018 Part B, Section 611, Subgrant Awards for Special Education-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 115-18
Career and Technical Education (CTE) New Teacher Institute-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 114-18
Menu Planning Flexibilities for School Year 2018-2019-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 113-18
English Co-Teaching Academy: Addressing Non-Fiction and Writing in the Co-Taught Classroom
- MEMO 112-18
ESSA School-Level Expenditure Reporting Account Code Schema-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 111-18
Community Eligibility Provision (CEP): Application for School Year 2018-2019-This memo has one or more attachments.
April 27, 2018
- MEMO 110-18
2018-2019 Board-Approved List of Industry Certification Examinations, State Professional Licensure Exams, and Occupational Competency Assessments
- MEMO 109-18
Letter to Parents of Rising Sixth-Grade Students Regarding Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
- MEMO 108-18
Estimated State Allocations under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 for July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 107-18
Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI) Web-based Data Collection and Application Requirements for Fiscal Year 2019 (July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019)-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 106-18
Virginia Health and Physical Activity Institute, July 8-11, 2018, James Madison University
- MEMO 105-18
Virginia Early Childhood Inclusion Guidance Document
- MEMO 104-18
Special Grants for Survey Fee Required for Practical Nursing Programs
- MEMO 103-18
Options for Providing Meals to Students in the Summer
- MEMO 102-18
National School Nurse Day
- MEMO 101-18
Modified Oral Proficiency Interview (MOPI) Institute for World Language Teachers, October 3-5, 2018-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 100-18
Implementation of the Virginia Alternate Assessment Program for 2018-2019
- MEMO 099-18
Clarification of Requirements for Drivers of Type “A” Multifunction School Activity Buses (MFSAB), Capacity of Less than 16 Passengers (11-15 passengers)
- MEMO 098-18
Computer Science Summer Professional Development Opportunity
April 20, 2018
- MEMO 097-18
The Virginia PreK Teacher Institute
- MEMO 096-18
Twice-Exceptional Learners: Summer Institute for Teachers
- MEMO 095-18
Technical Assistance Academy for Coordinators of Title I, Part A; Title I, Part D; Title II, Part A; Title III, Part A; Title IV, Part A, and Title V, Part B, Subpart 2
- MEMO 094-18
Table 15 from the Superintendent’s Annual Report for Virginia and ESEA Maintenance of Effort Calculation for Fiscal Year 2017-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 093-18
School Lunch Hero Day
- MEMO 092-18
Nominations for 2018-2019 Career and Technical Education Curriculum Review Committees-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 091-18
Individual Student Alternative Education Plan (ISAEP) Program Application for 2018-2019
April 13, 2018
- MEMO 090-18
Request for Waiver of the Verified Units of Credit Requirements-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 089-18
Announcing Teacher Training for Manufacturing Technician Level 1 Certification Course-This memo has one or more attachments.
April 6, 2018
- MEMO 088-18
91st Annual Virginia Middle and High School Principals Conference & Exposition – June 24-27, 2018 (School Law Clinic and Lead Evaluators Certification Workshop June 24, 2018)
- MEMO 087-18
High School Program Innovation Planning Grant Request for Proposals – Fiscal Year 2019-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 086-18
ESSA School-Level Expenditure Reporting Requirement-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 085-18
Co-Teaching Elementary Reading and Mathematics Summer Academy
- MEMO 084-18
Adapted Physical Education Content Teaching Academy (CTA)
- MEMO 083-18
Development of K-12 Computer Science Curriculum Framework
- MEMO 082-18
Title V, Part B, Subpart 2, Rural and Low-Income Schools Program Carryover Provisions and Reallocation Procedures
- MEMO 081-18
Title I, Part A, Carryover Provisions and Reallocation Procedures under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as Amended-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 080-18
Teaching Science in the Co-Taught Classroom: Physics Science and Earth Science
- MEMO 079-18
Multi-Sensory Language Instruction Pilot Project
- MEMO 078-18
Implementation Timeline for the 2017 Computer Science Standards of Learning
- MEMO 077-18
Approval of K-12 Mathematics and K-12 History and Social Science Textbooks-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 076-18
Announcing Changes for the Virginia Board of Nursing Skills Evaluation Examination Process for Nurse Aide Programs and Training Workshops
- MEMO 075-18
A Convening of Business Leaders and Educators
March 30, 2018
- MEMO 074-18
Diploma Seal Ordering Process and Diploma Seal Requirements-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 073-18
Training Opportunities and Resources from the Department of Criminal Justice Services
- MEMO 072-18
Scholarship Opportunity for Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI)
- MEMO 071-18
Month of the Military Child
- MEMO 070-18
2018-2019 Application for the Virginia Middle School Teacher Corps-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 069-18
Elementary Physical Science Institute
- MEMO 068-18
Early College Scholars Certificates
- MEMO 067-18
Career and Technical Education Financial Report for School Year 2016-2017
- MEMO 066-18
Augmenting Mathematics and Special Educator Teams for Middle School and Algebra I in the General Education Classrooms
- MEMO 065-18
2018 Virginia WWI & WWII Multi-Museum Statewide TeacherSymposiums
- MEMO 064-18
Website Posting of the Career Success Stars in Career and Technical Education (CTE)
- MEMO 063-18
2018-2019 Identification of Title I Schools-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 062-18
Guidance for the IEP/504 Team for the Read Aloud Accommodation Determination for the Standards of Learning Reading Test/End of Course Test
March 23, 2018
- MEMO 061-18
Expansion of IB/AP/CLEP Credits for High School Students
- MEMO 060-18
Application for New Career and Technical Education Program and/or Course
- MEMO 059-18
Nominations for Career Success Stars in Career and Technical Education (CTE)
- MEMO 058-18
Cybersecurity Instructional Workshops
- MEMO 057-18
Community Eligibility Provision (CEP): Required April 1, 2018, Identified Student Percentage Data Collection and Annual LEA Division-wide Eligible, Near Eligible, and CEP Expiration Notification-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 056-18
Announcing 2018 Microsoft Computer Science Workshops
March 16, 2018
- MEMO 055-18
Revisions to AIM-VA Resources for Students with Print Disabilities
- MEMO 054-18
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Excess Costs Calculation-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 053-18
Delivering Career Investigations Guidance Document for School Personnel-This memo has one or more attachments.
March 9, 2018
- MEMO 052-18
Nominations for the 2019 Mary V. Bicouvaris Virginia Teacher of the Year Program-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 051-18
Reallocation of 2017-2018 Title III, Part A, Unused Funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA)-This memo has one or more attachments.
March 2, 2018
- MEMO 050-18
2018 Virginia Pupil Transportation Conference, June 17-21, 2018
- MEMO 049-18
Call for Nominations for Board of Education Advisory Committees: 2018-2021 Term-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 048-18
Multi-Sensory Language Instruction Pilot Project
- MEMO 047-18
Required Justification for School Divisions Exceeding the One Percent Cap on Students Participating in the Virginia Alternate Assessment Program
- MEMO 046-18
Virginia Chapter of the Association for Learning Environments Annual Conference, April 16-17, 2018
- MEMO 045-18
Early Childhood Special Education Workshop, Collaborative Funding in Early Childhood: Considerations for Sustaining Inclusive Early Childhood Programs
- MEMO 044-18
Early Childhood Special Education Program Administrator Spring Institute
- MEMO 043-18
Change in the Implementation Timeline for End-of-Course (EOC) Tests Assessing the 2016 Mathematics Standards of Learning
- MEMO 042-18
Announcing Principles of Technology Professional Development Workshop-This memo has one or more attachments.
February 28, 2018
- MEMO 041-18
Amendments to the Introduced Fiscal Year 2018 and 2018-2020 Biennial Budgets Proposed by the House of Delegates and by the Senate-This memo has one or more attachments.
February 23, 2018
- MEMO 040-18
Virtual Virginia Registration
- MEMO 039-18
Opportunity to Comment on Virginia’s Request for a Waiver from Certain Requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA)
- MEMO 038-18
Nominations for the Aspiring Special Education Leaders Academy-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 037-18
National School Breakfast Week - March 5-9, 2018-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 036-18
Environmental Science Institute
February 16, 2018
- MEMO 035-18
2018 Statewide Tornado Drill
- MEMO 034-18
Performance Assessment Workshop Sponsored by Virginia Association of School Superintendents and the Virginia Department of Education
- MEMO 033-18
Virginia Women in History Writing Contest
- MEMO 032-18
Board of Education Approved Guidelines for the Prevention of Suspension and Expulsion of Young Children: Supporting Children with Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Settings
February 9, 2018
- MEMO 031-18
Virginia Environmental Literacy Professional Development Opportunities-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 030-18
2017-2018 Spring Student Record Collection and Miscellaneous Statistics Due: April 20, 2018
- MEMO 029-18
2018 Granville P. Meade Scholarship-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 028-18
2017-2018 Federal Program Monitoring Schedule for Title II, Part A-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 027-18
Eligibility of Private Schools to Participate in Federal Programs
- MEMO 026-18
Digital Learning Day 2018
February 2, 2018
- MEMO 025-18
Symposium on Strengthening the Pipeline from School to Work: Private Sector and School Partnerships March 8, 2018
- MEMO 024-18
Spring 2018 Professional Development on the Implementation of Performance Assessments (Revised February 9, 2018)
- MEMO 023-18
2018 School Health Profiles
- MEMO 022-18
2018-2019 Perkins Local Plan and Budget for Career and Technical Education
- MEMO 021-18
National Celebration of Career and Technical Education in February
January 26, 2018
- MEMO 020-18
2018 Secondary Principals Needs Assessment and Virginia Middle and High School Principals Conference & Exposition-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 019-18
Public Comment Period for K-12 Mathematics and History and Social Science Textbooks
- MEMO 018-18
Nominations for the English Language Arts Textbook Committees
- MEMO 017-18
Implementation of the 2017 English Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework
- MEMO 016-18
Board of Education Approval and Completion of the Regulatory Process for the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia (Standards of Accreditation) (8VAC20-131)
- MEMO 015-18
Revisions to 2017-2018 Title III, Part A, Immigrant Children and Youth Allocations under Provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA)-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 014-18
Revisions to 2016-2017 Title I, Part A, and Title I, Part D, Subpart 2, Allocations Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA)-This memo has one or more attachments.
January 19, 2018
- MEMO 013-18
2017-2018 Career and Technical Education - Creating Excellence Awards Application-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 012-18
National School Counseling Week, February 5-9, 2018
- MEMO 011-18
K-12 History and Social Science Standards of Learning Institutes Professional Development Resources
- MEMO 010-18
Black History Month Resources
- MEMO 009-18
Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week January 22-26, 2018
- MEMO 008-18
Secondary Environmental Science Course Support Documents-This memo has one or more attachments.
January 12, 2018
- MEMO 007-18
Virginia Council on Women 7th Annual STEM Essay and Scholarship Contest
- MEMO 006-18
Request for Proposals for 21st Century Community Learning Centers Competitive Grant Program-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 005-18
School Breakfast Program – Fiscal Year 2018 State Funding Incentive Payment for Increased Student Participation in 2016-2017-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 004-18
New Resource to Assist School Divisions in Implementing Regulations Governing Nutritional Standards for Competitive Foods Available for Sale in the Public Schools (8VAC20-740)
- MEMO 003-18
National History Teacher of the Year Award
- MEMO 002-18
Compliance Reminders Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act-This memo has one or more attachments.
- MEMO 001-18
The Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) Visual Arts Contest-This memo has one or more attachments.