Monday, June 01, 2009
When did curtains become "window treatments"?
Are curtains a kind of spa for windows?
Or do they have medicinal value?
Do they cure cracking panes or heal peeling sills?
I'm just wondering.
Call for Nominations for State Special Education Advisory Committee: 2009-2012 Term
COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education
The Virginia Board of Education is seeking nominees to serve a three-year term on the State Special Education Advisory Committee, appointed by the Board. The terms will begin in July 2009 and end in June 2012.
Please note that specific categories of expertise or geographic representation are required by state or federal law or regulation. The six current vacancies and their categories are listed below. It is indicated if the current incumbent is eligible for reappointment.
Teacher: incumbent is eligible for reappointment
Parent, Region I: incumbent is eligible for reappointment
Parent, Region III
Parent, Region IV
Parent, Region VII
Parent, Region VIII
Article nine, Section 2, of the Bylaws of the Virginia Board of Education adopted in September 2004, states that advisory committees shall be composed of persons who represent the views and interests of the general public and who are known to be qualified to perform their duties. All appointments to an advisory committee shall be made by the Board upon the recommendations of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Findings and recommendations are provided to the Board of Education in a manner and at a time prescribed by the Board.
Superintendents and other individuals and organizations are invited to recommend nominees to fill current vacancies for each advisory committee as noted above. Nominee qualifications will be reviewed and a slate of recommended members will be submitted to the Board of Education in July 2009.
Nominations may be made by completing the recommendation form available at www.doe.virginia.gov/info_centers/administrators/superintendents_memos/2009/128-09a.doc. All nominations must be received by Monday, June 15, 2009.
For more information or to submit a completed nomination form, contact:
Dr. Margaret N. Roberts, Executive Assistant to the Board of Education
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218-2120
Voice: (804) 225-2924
Fax: (804) 225-2524
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