Discover 37 career-education options available to Chesterfield County high school students during the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center (CTC) Open House on Jan. 27 from noon-2 p.m. at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Courthouse, 10101 Courthouse Road, and from 1-3 p.m. at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street… Full Article

The Chesterfield County School Board unanimously agreed to a new contract with Superintendent Dr. James Lane during its Dec. 12 meeting. The new contract, which takes effect on Jan. 1, 2018, will keep Lane as the school division’s chief executive officer through at least June 30, 2021. “In 18 short months, Dr. Lane’s accomplishments as… Full Article

Known for her dynamic style of teaching and her engaging professional development opportunities that help grow other outstanding art teachers, Watkins Elementary’s Sarah Matthews recently was named the 2018 Virginia Art Educator of the Year during the Virginia Art Education Association’s annual state conference. “Ms. Matthew exemplifies the best of what art educators are and… Full Article

Chesterfield County Public School Prekindergarten announces the sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). The same meals will be available at no separate charge to all participants at each CACFP facility without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any… Full Article

Chesterfield County Public Schools has been selected to participate in the George W. Bush Institute’s School Leadership District Cohort, a professional learning community consisting of four selected school divisions across the U.S. The four school divisions will work collaboratively with the Bush Institute’s Education Reform team to implement the organization’s Principal Talent Management Framework. The… Full Article

Are you interested in a 10-month work schedule with summers off? Do you want to have a schedule that mirrors the schedule of Chesterfield County Public Schools students? Check out the Chesterfield County Public Schools Bus Driver Job Fair on Dec.15 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the North Courthouse Library, 325 Courthouse Road. Starting hourly… Full Article

Chesterfield County Public Schools recently received the 2017 Greater Richmond Fit4Kids Trailblazer Award. The school division was selected because of the adoption of a comprehensive School Board wellness policy that includes physical, psychological and social-emotional well-being. “Medical research has linked physical activity to immediate and long-term benefits associated with healthy lifestyles and academic performance,” Bermuda… Full Article

The Community Foundation and the R.E.B. Foundation recognized five Chesterfield County Public Schools teachers with 2017 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence during a regional ceremony Monday night. Seven other Chesterfield County teachers were recognized as finalists for the award. Together, these 12 Chesterfield County teachers will receive approximately $38,650 in professional development grants. The educators… Full Article

Thirty-six Chesterfield County Public Schools Economics and Personal Finance teachers recently received the W!SE Gold Star Teacher Award. That total represents nearly 7 percent of the teachers across the country who received this national recognition. “Financial literacy and education has become an important component to educating our students to be fiscally sound adults,” Chesterfield County… Full Article

Tracey Zaval, a Midlothian Middle teacher and a former Region I Teacher of the Year, recently was named the 2017 Virginia Council for the Social Studies (VCSS) Teacher of the Year. This award is presented annually at the state conference to a Virginia social studies teacher who exemplifies mastery teaching and demonstrates a commitment to… Full Article