Ms. Schneria Valentine is Dinwiddie County’s Director of Elementary Education and Title I. She is responsible for elementary educational programming which includes: coordination of curriculum and local assessments, elementary guidance, elementary enrichment and remedial summer school, character education, family life education, field trips, textbooks, Title I, Art, Music, Physical Education, and remediation programs. Ms. Valentine oversees Title I grant compliance and funding as well as all state and local budgets specific to elementary education. She works closely with Principals, Interventionists, Specialists, and the Literacy Coordinator to collectively provide effective instruction and resources for all teachers and students in Dinwiddie County.

As the School Readiness & Literacy Coordinator for Dinwiddie County Public Schools, Ms. Penny L. Brooks oversees the following programs and services: the Virginia Preschool Initiative Program (Bright Stars), the English Learners (EL) program in grades Preschool through 12, literacy development in grades Preschool through Grade 5 including reading curriculum resources, tiered supports, early reading interventions, and PALS/VKRP. Ms. Brooks also provides professional development and support to the early childhood staff, Reading Specialists, Reading Interventionists, PALS Tutors, and EL staff.

Angela Adkins serves as the Executive Secretary for Elementary Education and Title I. She provides administrative assistance with managing programs, budgets, and federal compliance under the Elementary Education and Title I umbrella.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Ms. Valentine, Ms. Brooks, or Ms. Adkins.

Primary Contacts

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Schneria Valentine
Director of Elementary Education Pphone (804) 469-4190
Ms. Penny L. Brooks headshot
Ms. Penny L. Brooks
Program Administrator: Early Learning and Literacy Pphone (804) 469-4190
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Angela Adkins
Executive Secretary Pphone (804) 469-4190