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Anticipating openings in several critical needs areas during the 2019-20 school year, Chesterfield County Public Schools is searching for educators with a strong academic background and a passion for preparing students for success!Highly qualified candidates seeking to work with Team Chesterfield as teachers of special education, English as a Second Language, secondary mathematics, secondary science, world languages, career and technical education, and family and consumer science are encouraged to apply to be interviewed during a March 22 recruitment event. We’re also recruiting nurses, school counselors, psychologists and social workers.


Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members can connect with their local schools. Such advisory committees can provide guidance and recommendations regarding issues critical to the successful operation and academic performance of Chesterfield County Public Schools.


The public service of more than 850 School Board members across Virginia will be celebrated throughout February as part of the Virginia School Board Association’s annual School Board Appreciation Month. This year’s theme, Leading for Success, reflects a top responsibility of local School Board members as they advocate for public education with local, state and… Full Article


Two Exciting Weeks at the University of Richmond – One Amazing CTE Summer Experience! Completed applications (linked below) are due to your CTE Teacher by March 1, 2019. Are you currently enrolled in a Career and Technical Education (CTE) course at your school? Have you demonstrated the ability to succeed at a high level in… Full Article


The Chesterfield County School Board has scheduled five community town hall meetings to discuss and receive community input on the Superintendent’s proposed FY 2020 operating budget. During the next month, the School Board will review the budget, host community meetings and potentially make changes before submitting an approved budget to the Board of Supervisors. Community… Full Article


Seven Chesterfield County teachers were recognized Thursday for achieving National Board Certification, one of the most widely recognized honors in the teaching profession. In addition, several of the school division’s current certified teachers renewed their certification. There are 123 National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT) now working for Chesterfield County Public Schools. “National Board Certification is… Full Article


The Chesterfield County School Board selected a new chair and vice chair Tuesday, Jan. 8, during its first meeting of the year. Matoaca District representative Rob Thompson was chosen by his colleagues to serve as chair. Midlothian District representative Dr. Javaid Siddiqi was selected vice chair. “I appreciate the confidence my colleagues have shown in… Full Article


The Chesterfield County School Board approved its 2019 meeting schedule during its first business meeting of the new year. Work sessions will occur prior to the business meetings; both meetings typically will be held on the second Tuesday of each month. School Board work sessions will begin at 3 p.m. in Room 502 of the… Full Article


2016 countywide redistricting proposal was not acted on by the School Board; considered too disruptive based on the number of students it proposed to move.
At that time, the School Board acknowledged the likelihood of redistricting when replacement and/or renovated schools were built and opened.
Old Hundred Elementary would open at approximately 62 percent capacity, allowing for future growth.
Watkins, Swift Creek, Evergreen and Woolridge students would be transitioned to Old Hundred
Additional changes to nearby school attendance zones would be made to balance enrollments, improve operational efficiency and provide cleaner boundaries.


Students, staff and schools across Chesterfield County are celebrating this week creating inclusive learning environments that serve a diverse community of learners. “It’s important that we take time to recognize the collaborative efforts of families and staff to provide optimal learning environments for all students, specifically within this week’s celebration our students with special needs,”… Full Article