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The Chesterfield County School Board will hold a series of budget work sessions to unpack funding requests made within the Superintendent’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 operating budget. Each budget work session is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. in the large conference room at the School Administration Building, located at 9900 Krause Road. Agendas for… Full Article


The Chesterfield County School Board is seeking comments from parents, employees and the community about the proposed calendars for 2020-21, which is available online at mychesterfieldschools.com. 

The School Board is scheduled to vote Feb. 11 on the 2020-21 calendar, as well as the 2020-21 year-round school calendar for Bellwood and Falling Creek elementary schools. 

Comments may be emailed to calendar@ccpsnet.net by Feb. 4 . 

The proposed calendars for 2020-21 accompany this news release; here are some highlights:


The National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform seeks to improve academic and developmental outcomes for all students in the middle grades annually by identifying schools that exemplify best practices, promote effective policies, develop leadership, and engage their community. This national group of educators is committed to promoting academic achievement and the best practices that go into engaging students, helping them achieve and celebrating the healthy development of our young people.  

Providence Middle School last week joined the ranks of Chesterfield County schools to be honored with the national Schools to Watch designation. There are now seven Chesterfield County middle schools with this honor.


Dale District representative Debbie Bailey was elected chair of the Chesterfield County School Board this week during the board’s annual reorganization meeting. Dorothy Heffron, who represents the Clover Hill District, was selected vice chair for 2020.

In addition, the School Board approved its 2020 schedule during the first meeting of the all-new, five-member board. The other new School Board members are Ann Coker (Bermuda District), Ryan Harter (Matoaca District) and Kathryn Haines (Midlothian District).


As you may know, the School Board and Board of Supervisors have approved construction plans for a new elementary school that soon will be built in the Magnolia Green subdivision. The yet-to-be named new school is slated to open in Fall 2022.

The school division will host a community meeting on Jan. 15 to discuss construction plans. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Winterpock Elementary.


A total of 100 National Board Certified Teachers are now working in Chesterfield County Public Schools. Congratulations to our newest National Board Certified teacher, Anna Gahagan, an honors and AP art history teacher at James River High School, who was pinned at the Annual National Board pinning ceremony last week at the VCU Singleton Center. She achieved National Board Certification in Art/ Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood.


The 2020 legislative program reflects that Chesterfield County Public Schools is preparing students for successful futures and creating a better tomorrow. Our award-winning school division is preparing every student to be college and career ready. 

As we implement our new strategic plan, Imagine Tomorrow, Team Chesterfield is on the cusp of creating classrooms of the future that will allow our students to soar to even greater heights. Imagine Tomorrow is more than a strategic plan; it is our daily focus as we seek to create an infinite-learner mindset while encouraging students and staff to exemplify personal responsibility and supportive relationships. By investing in education, we are preparing students for successful futures – both academic and social.


Licensed job fair for critical shortage areas: Special education and ESL Math Science World language CTE Technology education teachers Jan. 25, 2020 9 a.m. until noon Clover Hill High School 13301 Kelly Green Lane, Midlothian, VA 23112 REGISTER NOW! Reach out to careers@ccpsnet.net if you are interested in other opportunities with Chesterfield County Public Schools.

Newly elected members to the Chesterfield County School Board took their oaths of office this week during an investiture ceremony held at Chesterfield County’s historic 1917 Courthouse. The incoming School Board members were elected in November 2019 to four-year terms that begin Jan. 1, 2020, and end Dec. 31, 2023.


Newly elected members to the Chesterfield County School Board will take their oaths of office during an investiture at 5 p.m. Dec. 17 in Chesterfield’s historic 1917 Courthouse, located at 10011 Iron Bridge Road. The incoming School Board members were elected in November 2019 to four-year terms that begin Jan. 1, 2020, and end Dec. 31, 2023.


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