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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… Full Article


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… Full Article


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… Full Article


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… Full Article


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… Full Article


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… Full Article


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… Full Article


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… Full Article


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… Full Article


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… Full Article