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INFORMATIONAL LETTER NO.:  8

 

POLICY CODE:  GCID

 

 

 

TO:                  Superintendents of Schools

 

FROM:            Susan A. Gendron, Commissioner of Education

 

DATE:             July 13, 2004

 

RE:                  Information from Superintendents’ Conference

 

 

I wanted to provide all of you information that was distributed at the Superintendents’ Conference that was held recently in Bar Harbor on June 20-22, 2004.  The purpose of providing this information to you electronically is so that you can share it with staff in your school districts, if you like. 

 

The following information is included; simply click on the hyperlink and the document will open:

 

ü      Major Education Laws Enacted by the 121st Legislature Summary List

                                                           

 

ü      Implications of NCLB

 

 

ü      LASIS templates

·        Peer Review Grid

·        LASIS-127 Checklist

 

 

ü      Informational Letter # 136 (Highly Qualified Teacher Identification – Teachers of Foreign Language)

 

 

ü      NCLB Newsletter, 6/1/04, Vol. 3, No. 10 (portion – “Ed Releases Guidance on Parental Involvement”)

 

 

ü      MEDMS Update

                                                           

 

ü      Update on LR Implementation Issues PowerPoint

                                                           

 

ü      School Improvement Guide – LEA (MDOE and School Improvement Responsibilities under NCLB Fact Sheet)

 

 

ü      $300 FAQ Laptop Rental Agreement