DATE: October 27, 2017
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Steven R. Staples, Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT:

Announcement of the Civics Summit on November 16, 2017


I am pleased to announce that the Commission on Civic Education is hosting a one-day Civics Summit for division personnel and teachers who work with students in Civics and Economics, and Virginia and United States Government.

The objectives of the Summit are to:

The date and location for the Summit are as follows:

The Civics Summit will accommodate 150 participants.  School divisions are invited to send teachers and/or division personnel.  The Civics Summit will provide parking, lunch, and material for participants.  Registration will be conducted on a first-come, first-serve basis until November 9, 2017, and can be completed online at https://apps.senate.virginia.gov/civicsSummit/CS2017registrationform.htmlThis link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website.

If you need additional information about the Civics Summit, please contact Scott Maddrea, Deputy Clerk - Committee Operations, Office of the Clerk of the House of Delegates, by email at smaddrea@house.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 698-1545; or Christonya Brown, History and Social Science Coordinator, Office of Humanities and Early Childhood, by email at Christonya.Brown@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 225-2893.

SRS/CB/vdg