Superintendent’s Memo No. 260-14

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

September 19, 2014

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT:  Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (VASCD) 2014 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 2014 Annual Conference. The theme of this year’s conference is School is for Innovators.  A preconference session featuring Allison Zmuda will be held on December 3, 2014.  Ms. Zmuda’s session is titled Giving Students a Seat at the Design Table: Voice and Choice in Learning.

Conference keynoters on December 4-5, 2014, include Rafe Esquith, Scott McLeod, Adora Svitak and Murray Banks.  Over 45 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