Chesterfield County School Board seeks applicants for openings on advisory committees

Advisory committees established by the Chesterfield County School Board are one way that community members can connect with the school division. Advisory committee members are appointed from each of the county’s five magisterial districts and include parents, teachers, staff members, students and other community members interested in helping Chesterfield County Public Schools achieve its vision of providing an engaging and relevant education that prepares every student to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Members serve two- or three-year terms. Four seats are currently open. People interested in serving should apply no later than June 30 by filling out an application at Each committee meets several times throughout the year; meetings are open to the public.

There are openings on these advisory committees:

The Citizens Budget Advisory Committee has one opening for a Dale District representative. The committee helps evaluate and allocate resources in alignment with the Design for Excellence 2020 strategic plan to ensure a high quality, effective and efficient school division. Meeting dates and times will be announced.

The Gifted Education Advisory Committee has an opening for a Midlothian District representative. The committee monitors and discusses gifted education program services in relation to state regulations and the School Board-approved Plan for the Education of the Gifted.

The Special Education Advisory Committee has an opening for a Matoaca District representative and an opening for a Midlothian District representative. This committee provides advice and develops long-range plans for services for students with disabilities.

Currently, there are no openings on the Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee and the School Health Advisory Board.

For more information, contact School Board Clerk Adrienne Tatem at or call 748-1897.

School Board Advisory Committees