2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Puller
Leadership Recognition Awards (language only)

Item 137 #2s

Item 137 #2s

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Central Office Operations, Department of

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"G.  This appropriation includes $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the second year from the general fund to provide gunds to grant Leadership Recognition Awards to the eight Virginia Regional Superintendents of the Year; the Virginia State Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals of the Year; and three teachers (to include the Virginia State Teacher of the Year) as selected by the Department of Education.  These funds shall be paid to the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI) so that they can make payments in the form of stipends to allow these individuals to attend the VPI/Oxford University Leadership and Ethics Conference in Oxford, England."

(This amendment provides funds for K-12 educators in Virginia to attend the VPI/Oxford University Leadership and Ethics Conference in Oxford, England. The Conference was established in 1989 and annually brings together approximately forty-five educators, legislators, school board members, and business leaders from the United States, England, and other European nations in order to establish ongoing communications networks; participate in lectures and seminars; share in ideas and potential solutions in the participants' common areas of interest through site visitations and interactive discussions relative to educational reform and to be sworn in as Readers at the Bodleian Library, Oxford University.)