A commitment to provide all students with the necessary skills to thrive as 21st century learners, workers and citizens.
2512 George Mason Drive • P.O. Box 6038 Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456-0038   757.263.1000 • 757.263.1240 TDD

Administration

Dr. Aaron Spence

Dr. Aaron C. Spence
Superintendent
Phone: 757.263.1007

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Chiefs

 
Dr. Amy Cashwell Farrell E. Hanzaker Dale R. Holt Ramesh K. Kapoor
Dr. Amy Cashwell
Chief Academic Officer
for Teaching and Learning
Phone: 757.263.1419
Farrell E. Hanzaker
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: 757.263.1066
Dale R. Holt
Chief Operations Officer
for Division Services
Phone: 757.263.1040
Ramesh K. Kapoor
Chief Information Officer
Phone: 757.263.1100
 
 
John A. Mirra Kathleen O'Hara Rashard Wright  
John A. Mirra
Chief Human Resources Officer
Phone: 757.263.1133
Kathleen O’Hara
Chief Media and
Communications Officer
Phone: 757.263.1075
Rashard J. Wright
Chief Schools Officer
Phone: 757.263.1088
 
 

Assistant Superintendents

 
Shirann C. Lewis Dr. George Parker Dr. Donald E. Robertson  
Shirann C. Lewis
Assistant Superintendent
for Elementary Schools
Phone: 757.263.1088
Dr. George Parker
Assistant Superintendent
for High Schools
Phone: 757.263.1088
Dr. Donald E. Robertson
Assistant Superintendent
for Planning, Innovation and Accountability
Phone: 757.263.1030
 
 

Directors

 
Tony Arnold
Tony Arnold
Dr. Lisa Banicky
Krista Barton-Arnold
Larry E. Ames
Director of Custodial Services
Phone: 757.263.2600
Tony Arnold
Director of Facilities
Planning and Construction
Phone: 757.263.1090
Dr. Lisa Banicky
Director for Innovation
and Strategic Planning
Phone: 757.263.1109
Krista Barton-Arnold
Director of Elementary Schools
Phone: 757.263.1088
 
 
Brian Baxter Kevin Beardsley Jobynia G. Caldwell Eileen Cox
Brian Baxter
Director of School Plant
Phone: 757.263.2500
Kevin Beardsley
Director of Purchasing Services
Phone: 757.263.1153
Jobynia G. Caldwell
Director of Equity Affairs
Phone: 757.263.6967
Jay Cotthaus
Director of Transportation
Phone: 757.263.2928
 
 
Eileen Cox Dr. Veleka Gatling Brenda Harris Brenda Harris
Eileen Cox
Director of Communications
and Community Engagement
Phone: 757.263.1936
Dr. Veleka Gatling
Executive Director for
Differentiated Academic Programs and Professional Learning
Phone: 757.263.1405
Janene Gorham
Director of Center for
Teacher Leadership
Phone: 757.263.6973
Brenda Harris
Director of Employee Relations
Phone: 757.263.1046
 
 
Dr. Leslie Hughes Heidi Janicki William Johnsen William Johnsen
Dr. Lesley Hughes
Executive Director for
Elementary Teaching and Learning
Phone: 757.263.1419
Dr. Heidi Janicki
Director of Research
and Evaluation
Phone: 757.263.1030
William Johnsen
Director of Instructional Technology
Phone: 757.263.1100
Ed Jones
Director of Employment Services
Phone: 757.263.1063
 
 
Dr. Patrick Konopnicki Tracy Lagatta Michael McGee Alveta Mitchell
Dr. Patrick M. Konopnicki
Director of Technical and
Career Education
Phone: 757.648.6180
Tracy Lagatta
Director for Testing
Phone: 757.263.1030
Michael McGee
Director of Student Leadership
Phone: 757.263.2020
Dr. Alveta G. Mitchell
Director of Guidance Services
and Student Records
Phone: 757.263.1980
 
 
Crystal M. Pate Dr. James Pohl Richard Ponti Dr. Terrie Pyeatt
Crystal M. Pate
Director of Business Services
Phone: 757.263.1745
Dr. James Pohl
Executive Director for Secondary
Teaching and Learning
Phone: 757.263.1446
Richard M. Ponti
Director of Safety
and Loss Control
Phone: 757.263.2450
Terrie Pyeatt
Director of Internal Audit
Phone: 757.263.1140
 
 
John Smith Kathleen Starr Dr. Daisy Wood Cheryl Woodhouse
Dr. John Smith
Director of Food Services
Phone: 757.263.1101
Kathleen Starr
Director of Elementary Schools
Phone: 757.263.1088
Dr. Daisy Wood
Executive Director of the Office of
Programs for Exceptional Children
Phone: 757.263.2400
Cheryl Woodhouse
Director of
Middle Schools
Phone: 757.263.1088
 
 
Eric Woodhouse      
Eric Woodhouse
Director of Distribution Services
Phone: 757.263.2470
     
 
 
       
       
 
 
Kathleen Starr Dr. Daisy Wood Cheryl Woodhouse
Kathleen Starr
Director of Elementary Schools
Phone: 757.263.1088
Dr. Daisy Wood
Director of the Office of
Programs for Exceptional Children
Phone: 757.263.2400
Cheryl Woodhouse
Executive Director of Middle Schools
Phone: 757.263.1088
 
 

Last Modified on Thursday, May 21, 2015