Dr. Lane’s Latest

Congratulations Carolyn Harlow

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Congratulations to Clover Hill Elementary School’s Carolyn Harlow, one of six Virginia teachers selected as a state finalist for the 2016 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award — regarded as the nation’s top honor for mathematics and science teachers — recognizes teachers who develop and implement high-quality instructional programs that improve student learning.


Welcome back, teachers!

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Welcome back, teachers! Our team has been preparing for your arrival, and we cannot wait to welcome you back!  Thank you to the office team members, principals, and leaders that have organized us for your return.  Thank you to the support and cleaning staff members, many who worked hard throughout the weekend, for getting our …Read More


Modernizing and enhancing our work

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The Superintendent’s Transition Team meets for the first time today. We have national leaders from the education field, local business and community leaders leaders and some of our award-winning staff members on the team. Together, we’ll chart our path toward the future seeking to maintain the quality work we have going on while modernizing and …Read More


Welcome to the team!

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Today we’ll welcome nearly 500 educators new to Chesterfield County Public Schools. As part of New Educator Orientation, they’ll spend this week learning more about CCPS and the school they’ll serve. Excited by the passion and enthusiasm! This is going to be a great year! Welcome to the team!! #oneCCPS.


Getting to know our community

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I spent this morning with members of the Chesterfield Business Council, getting to know our community even better. Business support of our public schools is so critically important! And it’s just as important that our two-way partnership supports the business community. By providing them with a high-quality, skilled workforce, we are perhaps the business community’s …Read More


Join our team

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I did a photo shoot yesterday with members of our Transportation Department. We have great drivers, a great support team and outstanding leaders. Getting our students to school safely … is there a more important job? Want to join our team? Apply here


Transition Plan

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I’ve learned a lot about our great school division in the five-plus weeks that I’ve been Superintendent. I’ve also assembled leaders from across the area to serve on my transition team. Learn more about my transition plan


Planning for the future

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It’s hard to believe that he start of school is only a month away, We’re busy planning for the future. I met Thursday with nearly 300 school and school division leaders, and then hosted the School Board at our first retreat. I’m impressed with the leadership within this school division! #oneCCPS


Positive school environments

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I met with leaders from across our school division yesterday. We talked more about creating positive school environments that engage students and staff in innovative and relevant work. I want our students and staff members to love coming to school every day. Student engagement should be our focus. If we master that, student achievement will …Read More


Shining examples of academic excellence

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I made it to two shining examples of academic excellence earlier this week. I stopped in to visit Beulah and Bensley elementary schools, both of whom have earned recognition as National Title I Distinguished Schools. At Beulah, I learned how their garden is helping provide real-life learning experiences for summer school students. At Bensley, I learned the …Read More


#OneCCPS

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Although I’ve been transitioning to Chesterfield County for the last 100 days, I’m finishing up my first official week as your new superintendent. This week I’ve met with elected leaders, business officials and staff members to learn even more about our great school division. I’ve been very impressed with what I’ve seen and the feedback …Read More


A message from Dr. Lane

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While today is my first official day in the office, I’ve been in Chesterfield County learning more about our community for the last three months. I’m impressed by what I’ve seen so far – we have great teachers, great leaders and great schools. I look forward to meeting you in the coming months as I …Read More