Aug. 2017: Sutherland Elementary School Assistant Principal Named

Dinwiddie, VA (Aug. 08, 2017)

Richard SpenceThe Dinwiddie County School Board has selected Mr. Richard Spence as the new Assistant Principal of Sutherland Elementary School. Mr. Spence brings 10 years of educational experience to the position of assistant principal.

Mr. Spence earned an Associate’s Degree in Arts and Science from John Tyler Community College, a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Master of Science in Exceptional Education from Virginia State University and a certificate in Educational Leadership from James Madison University.

Mr. Spence has worked at both the elementary and secondary levels as a special education teacher. For the past two years, Mr. Spence has served as Southside Elementary School’s Administrative Intern. Mr. Spence also has experience working in the private sector as a mental health provider and as a Communications Specialist while serving in the Virginia Army National Guard.

Mr. Spence will assume his new role as assistant principal at Sutherland Elementary School on August 14, 2017.

Editorial contact:

Dinwiddie County School Board
Bonnie Gholson
(804) 469-4190

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