Mr. Chuck Moss is the Director of Innovation and Development for DCPS.  He is committed to meaningful innovation and targeted staff development.  Mrs. Betty Spiers is the DCPS Innovation and Development Instructional Specialist and serves to make opportunities for growth and development available to teachers through support and innovative practices.  The Office of Innovation and Development includes alternative education including the Pathways Learning Center and the Dinwiddie Virtual Academy, professional development, Title IIA, Title IV, and the DCPS Innovation Specialists.

In keeping with our core value of equity, Dinwiddie County Public Schools believes in providing multiple learning options for students and families who are in need of options beyond what is offered inside our school buildings.  It is the mission of the Department of Innovation and Development to provide such options for our community through the Dinwiddie Virtual Academy.  The motto of the DVA is “Light the Future,” which is something all students can do, regardless of where they do their learning.

Excellence is another DCPS core value and the Department of Innovation and Development is committed to supporting excellence in education and life.  We are committed to developing our teachers and staff to bring excellence to their students.  Through this instructional excellence, they will bring out the best in our students.

The application window for the 2022 – 2023 Dinwiddie Virtual Academy is closed. The application for the 2023 – 2024 school year will be available when the application window opens.


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Primary Contacts

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Chuck Moss
Director of Innovation and Development Pphone 804-469-4190
Betty Spiers
Instructional Specialist
Melody Temple
Title IV Clerical Support
Sharon Beard
Title II A Clerical Support
Kathy McCoun
Dinwiddie Virtual Academy Clerical Support