Summary of Applicants for Superintendent Search

The Dinwiddie County School Board will be conducting interviews for the position of superintendent from March 22, 2017 to April 5, 2017.  These interviews will be held in accordance with the Code of Virginia Section 2.2-3712.

§ 2.2-3712. Closed meetings procedures; certification of proceedings.

B. The notice provisions of this chapter shall not apply to closed meetings of any public body held solely for the purpose of interviewing candidates for the position of chief administrative officer. Prior to any such closed meeting for the purpose of interviewing candidates, the public body shall announce in an open meeting that such closed meeting shall be held at a disclosed or undisclosed location within 15 days thereafter.


Summary of Applicants

Of 35 inquires, there were 28 full applications.


  • 7 current/former superintendents
  • 7 assistant/associate/deputy superintendents
  • 7 central office administrators
  • 6 principal/building level administrators
  • 1 other


16 men; 12 women

12 Virginia applicants

16 out-of-state applicants:

MD (3); DC (2); GA (2); NM (2); ME (1); MO (1); OH (1); OK (1); PA (1); SC (1); TN (1)



Registration for Bright Stars (Virginia Pre-school Initiative)

Dinwiddie County Public Schools provides a preschool program for at-risk four–year olds. The goal of the program is to provide a healthy learning environment that addresses the needs of preschool children whose social or economic conditions place them at risk of poor school performance.
Children are selected for this program on the basis of family need according to state guidelines. This is not a first-come, first served program.
Children must be four years of age on or before September 30th of the enrollment year to meet age requirements. Priority is given to children with the greatest number of at-risk criteria impacting their environment.
Bright Stars (VPI) 2017 Registration Letter & Dates:  Registration for Bright Stars
Virginia Pre-school Initiative:  Application
Should you need assistance downloading the documents or for more information, please contact Pamela Fields, Coordinator of Exceptional Programs, at 804-469-4389.

January School Board Re-Organization Meeting

On Thursday, January 12, 2017, the Dinwiddie County School Board on motion of Barbara T. Pittman seconded by Sherilyn H. Merritt, and all members voting “aye”, moved to appoint Mary M. Benjamin as chairman for the ensuing year. To view additional Board information, please visit BoardDocs.

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