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Explore career and technical education opportunities Feb. 8 during open houses at both campuses of the Career and Technical Center of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Students, parents and community members are invited to tour the buildings, see demonstrations and get information about career and technical education courses: The Career and Technical Center @ Courthouse will… Full Article


On Jan. 13 during its first meeting of the year, the Chesterfield County School Board elected a chair and vice chair and scheduled meetings for the rest of 2015. Carrie Coyner, who represents the Bermuda District, will serve as chair. Dianne Smith, who represents the Clover Hill District, will serve as vice chair. The other… Full Article


Parents and teachers of students who have disabilities can gather information and ask questions during a free resource fair later this month. About two dozen organizations will be represented during the Parent-Teacher Resource Center’s resource fair 4-6 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street Road: Chesterfield County Public… Full Article


High school marching bands earn honors Marching bands from Chesterfield County recently earned high ratings from the Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors Association: Seven bands achieved a superior rating, which is the highest rating: Clover Hill High’s Marching Cavaliers directed by Steve Conley Cosby High’s Titan Band directed by Earl Shaffer Jr. Manchester High’s Marching… Full Article


Chesterfield County teachers won more than half of this year’s R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence. The annual awards program, which is a partnership between the Community Foundation and the R.E.B. Foundation, recognizes excellence in public education by awarding cash grants to outstanding public school teachers from Richmond, Chesterfield County, Henrico County, Hanover County and the… Full Article


The 63 schools of Chesterfield County Public Schools will help the district’s 58,000+ students envision and plan for their futures after high school during College and Career Readiness Week, which will take place Oct. 27 through Nov. 3. School and classroom activities will include information about choosing a college, career and technical education opportunities, career… Full Article


Chesterfield County Public Schools won a Meritorious Budget Award from the Association of School Business Officials International for its FY 2015 budget document. “This award reflects your district’s commitment to sound fiscal management practices and represents a significant achievement,” wrote Executive Director John Musso. Meritorious Budget Awards promote and recognize excellence in school budget presentation… Full Article


R.E.B. Awards Distinguished Educational Leadership The Community Foundation, in partnership with the R.E.B. Foundation, invites nominations for the 2014-2015 R.E.B. Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership. Started in 2004, this initiative seeks to recognize principals who go beyond the day-to-day demands of their position to create an exceptional educational environment. The R.E.B. Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership… Full Article


Chesterfield County will celebrate outstanding educators on Oct. 9 Chesterfield County Public Schools asked its Teachers of the Year, “What do you enjoy most about your job?” Here are a few of their responses: Sherry Nyquist, who teaches kindergarten at Wells Elementary: I love seeing life through a child’s eyes. Children still believe in magic,… Full Article


The U.S. Department of Education yesterday named Winterpock Elementary a National Blue Ribbon School. Only 337 schools were honored nationwide. The National Blue Ribbon program recognizes public and private elementary, middle and high schools for their overall academic excellence or for their progress in closing achievement gaps. Winterpock Elementary achieved National Blue Ribbon status as… Full Article