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Superintendent James Lane receives 2017 UCEA Excellence in Educational Leadership Award

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Chesterfield County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. James Lane received this week the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) Excellence in Educational Leadership Award during a presentation in Charlottesville. UCEA is a consortium of higher education institutions committed to advancing the preparation and practice of educational leaders for the benefit of schools and children. The Excellence …Read More


Dr. James Lane is among Superintendents to Watch

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The photo shows Dr. James F. Lane during a meeting earlier this month with leaders in Chesterfield County Public Schools. The National School Public Relations Association is honoring Dr. James F. Lane as one of the nation’s Superintendents to Watch. Only 24 school superintendents across the country were selected, and Dr. Lane is the only …Read More


Meeting notice updates 4-11-2016

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Details about two closed meetings previously announced for April 15 have changed. Here is the up-to-date information: Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) of the Code of Virginia to discuss the performance of a specific employee, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 7:30 a.m. April 15 in the superintendent’s conference room of the …Read More


Chesterfield selects Dr. James F. Lane as superintendent

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The Chesterfield County School Board announced today its unanimous selection of Goochland County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. James F. Lane, a former Chesterfield County school administrator, as the next superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Lane’s appointment, which is scheduled to be voted on tonight by the School Board, is effective July 1. Superintendent in …Read More


Meeting notices 12-1-2015

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Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 4 p.m. Dec. 3 in the School Board conference room of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board, Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors and legislative …Read More


Meeting notices November 2, 2015

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence ceremony at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Virginia Historical Society, 428 N. Boulevard in Richmond. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a reception sponsored by the Chesterfield County Council of PTAs/PTSAs 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at …Read More


Meeting notices 10-14-2015

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a meeting with faith leaders 8-9:30 a.m. Oct. 21 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. The Capital Construction Goals and Accountability Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at …Read More


A Message From the Superintendent

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Superintendent Marcus Newsome announced today that he will retire effective July 1, 2016. Here is his letter to the School Board and employees of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Dear Members of the Chesterfield County School Board and Employees: This letter is presented to inform you of my intention to retire as Superintendent of Chesterfield County …Read More


Cosby High is named a National Blue Ribbon School

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Principal Brenda Mayo (center of front row), School Board Vice Chair Dianne Smith (to Dr. Mayo’s left) and Superintendent Marcus Newsome celebrated Cosby High’s recognition with staff members who undertook the Blue Ribbon application process. The U.S. Department of Education today named Cosby High School a National Blue Ribbon School; only 335 schools out of …Read More


Meeting notices 8-27-2015

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Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 1 in the School Board conference room of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a work session 4-6 p.m. Sept. 9 …Read More


Meeting notices 6-16-2015

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the graduation ceremony of Chesterfield Community High at 7 p.m. June 8 in VCU’s Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad St. in Richmond. Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline and under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) to discuss employee discipline, the Chesterfield County School …Read More


Meeting notices 6-3-2015

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Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend the graduation ceremony of Chesterfield Community High at 7 p.m. June 8 in VCU’s Siegel Center, 1200 W. Broad St. in Richmond. Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline and under Section 2.2-3711(A)(1) to discuss employee discipline, the Chesterfield County School …Read More


Meeting notices 5-21-2015

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Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline, the Chesterfield County School Board will hold a closed meeting at 3:45 p.m. May 26 in the School Board conference room of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a work session 4-6 p.m. May 26 …Read More


Virginia Index of Performance Awards

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Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Board of Education honored 14 Chesterfield County schools with 2015 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement earlier this week. Eight schools earned Board of Education Excellence Awards: Grange Hall Elementary, Greenfield Elementary, Robious Elementary, Bettie Weaver Elementary, Winterpock Elementary, Woolridge Elementary, Cosby High and Midlothian …Read More


Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton to visit Wolf Trap classes at Falling Creek Elementary

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Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton will visit Falling Creek Elementary School to observe prekindergarten classes implementing the Wolf Trap method. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may participate in the 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 13 visit to Falling Creek Elementary, located at 4800 Hopkins Road. The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts …Read More


Christopher Averill of Cosby High School is selected as 2016 Teacher of the Year for Chesterfield County Public Schools

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Bearing balloons, flowers, cakes and the element of surprise, Chesterfield County Public Schools leaders swooped into three schools today to name the school system’s top Teachers of the Year. Cosby High history teacher Christopher Averill is Chesterfield’s Teacher of the Year, as well as Chesterfield’s High School Teacher of the Year. He began his career …Read More


Meeting notices 5-6-2015

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The location of this previously announced meeting has changed: The Capital Construction Goals and Accountability Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will now meet at 11 a.m. May 8 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. This meeting replaces the …Read More


Meeting notices 5-5-2015

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The Capital Construction Goals and Accountability Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at 11 a.m. May 8 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. Under Section 2.2-3711(A)(2) of the Code of Virginia to discuss student discipline, …Read More


Meeting notices 4-24-2015

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The Benefits Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at 9 a.m. May 1 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a meeting about revitalization plans centered around …Read More


Schools thank business and community partners

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Chesterfield County Public Schools celebrated about 200 business and community partners during a March 13 luncheon. Sponsored by the Virginia Credit Union, the event featured as keynote speaker Jessica Childress, a 2003 graduate of Midlothian High who is now a lawyer and children’s book author. These three partners received special recognition: MEGA Mentors for supporting …Read More


Meeting notice

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The Employee Benefits Committee, which includes members of the Chesterfield County School Board and the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, will meet at 2 p.m. Feb. 6 in Room 502 of the Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road.


February Meetings

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The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a work session on the proposed FY 2016 budget at 6 p.m. Feb. 3 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Members of the Chesterfield County School Board may attend a leadership dinner of the Chesterfield Business Council at 6 p.m. Feb. 5 at …Read More


FY 2016 Budget Proposal

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View the full FY 2016 Budget Proposal FY16 Proposal Presentation FY16 Expenditures Detail   Adopted FY 2015 Budget Capital Improvement Program FY 2014 – FY 2020 The superintendent’s proposed FY 2016 operating budget contains reasons for optimism. The proposal for the 2015-16 school year includes a 2 percent salary increase for all employees, the continued …Read More