DATE: September 1, 2017
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction

Fall Workshops on Mathematics Standards of Learning (SOL); Performance-based Assessments; and Measuring Student Growth

The Virginia Association of School Superintendents (VASS), the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), the Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (VASCD), the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), and the Virginia School-University Partnership (VSUP) are providing Virginia teachers and administrators with the following hands-on workshops this fall to address:  improving student achievement on the Mathematics Standards of Learning (SOL); developing quality performance-based assessments; and supporting and measuring the growth of students with learning differences. 

Please share this information and the workshop registration links below with your teachers and administrators:

If you have any questions concerning the workshops or need additional information, please contact Andy Stamp, Associate Executive Director, VASS, by telephone at (434) 249-5156 or via email at