Superintendent’s Memo #123-16

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

Department of Education

May 20, 2016

TO:  Division Superintendents

FROM:  Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Announcing Pharmacy Technician Instructor Clinical Training Symposium

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), in collaboration with the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), is pleased to offer the Pharmacy Technician Instructor Clinical Training Symposium, July 18-20, 2016, at VCU School of Pharmacy.  This training is designed for pharmacy technician instructors and other clinical professionals.  It will emphasize the pharmaceutical instructional methodology to meet requirements of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and national testing. 

Online pre-registration is required and must be completed by June 15, 2016.  There is no registration fee.  The VDOE will provide the trainer and instructional resource materials.  Participants are responsible for all meals, travel-related expenses, and lodging, if needed.  This is an allowable expenditure of federal Perkins funds if included in the approved local career and technical education plan. 

If you have any questions, please contact Michele R. Green-Wright, specialist for health and medical science and related clusters, Office of Career and Technical Education, at or by telephone at (804) 225-3119.



  1. Pharmacy Technician Instructor Clinical Training Brochure (PDF)