Superintendent's Message

Superintendent’s Message
Welcome!
 
It is a great honor and privilege to serve as superintendent of such a wonderful school system! Please know that our successes are a direct result of our hardworking, talented, and skilled students, staff and school community members. Radford City Schools continues to shine! 
 
Check out the following accomplishments thus far during the 2019-2020 school year! 
 
All schools fully accredited according to the Virginia Department of Education’s requirements
State Class 2 Golf Champions
State Class 2 Girls’ Cross Country Champions
State Class 2 Third Place Boys’ Cross Country
State Class 2 Girls’ Volleyball Champions (back to back titles)
First Place Shelor Motor Mile Talent Show - IOPZ Drummers - $10,000 for RHS
Advancing Computer Science Education Grant Award -  $149,983 funding
New secondary hybrid schedule with one lunch program
Active Learning Classrooms at JDIS and RHS
“Good Choices” program at JDIS and BHES
Successful Exhibition Night at BHES
HOUSES Positive Behavior Support System at BHES 
HOUSE Partnership with RU Women’s Basketball Team
Rock Your School Day at BHES and MES
International Hour of Code at BHES and MES
Approval of the Design Process for MES Additions and Renovations
Santa Breakfast at MES
Outstanding Partnerships with The City of Radford, Radford University, Virginia Tech, New River Community College, Bobcat Backpacks and many City Businesses
 
The Radford City Public Schools’ commitment to a diverse and quality education will allow our students to compete in an ever-changing world with far-reaching effects. As superintendent, I believe it is important for me to not only stay abreast of new and research-based educational programs, but also challenge myself to grow as a leader. Below are a few of my professional partnerships.
 
Co-Chair - State Work Based Learning Committee
Board Chair - Smart Beginnings New River Valley
Board Chair - Western Virginia Public Education Consortium
Board Member - Vinod Chachra Impact Lab at Radford University
Board Member - Radford Heritage Foundation
Board Member - Radford Tourism Commission 
Committee Member - CTE Work Based Learning Guide
Member - United Way of Southwest Virginia Early Childhood Advocacy
UVA K12 Advisory Council
Professional Development Representative for Region VII Superintendents and Virginia Association of School Superintendents
 
I look forward to another successful second semester working with you all. Best wishes for a safe, peaceful and relaxing holiday season!
 
Excellence in Education.....Every Student, Every Day