Dr. Rosa Atkins to Join VDOE

Atkins to Serve as Assistant Superintendent for Talent Acquisition and Development Dr. Rosa S. Atkins will be joining the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) in the role of Assistant Superintendent for Talent Acquisition and Development starting in July 2021. In this role, Dr. Atkins will serve as the chief human resource officer for the Department … Continue reading Dr. Rosa Atkins to Join VDOE

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Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins announces pending retirement from Charlottesville City Schools

After 15 years of exemplary leadership and service, Dr. Rosa S. Atkins, superintendent of Charlottesville City Schools, has announced her pending retirement from the school division. She is currently among the longest-serving superintendents in Virginia. The resignation will become effective May 31, 2021.  “I’m so honored to have served the students, families, staff, and community … Continue reading Superintendent Dr. Rosa Atkins announces pending retirement from Charlottesville City Schools

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CHS receives Blue Star School Award for financial literacy among students

For the fifth time, CHS students have earned the W!SE Financial Literacy Blue Star School Award by demonstrating financial literacy on a national, standardized Financial Literacy Certification Test. Additionally, three CHS teachers were recognized by W!se as Gold Star Teachers for achieving a 93% pass rate or higher in 2018-19–Hank Sohn, Yumeca Webb-Jordan, and former … Continue reading CHS receives Blue Star School Award for financial literacy among students

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Charlottesville Schools Ranked #7 in Virginia

The 2021 Niche.com K-12 rankings are out, and Charlottesville City Schools earned an A , placing #7 overall among Virginia school districts. Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents. Additional recognition for CCS from a variety of Niche categories include: #2 of 132 – … Continue reading Charlottesville Schools Ranked #7 in Virginia

Highlights and News | April 2017

April 13, 2017 Dear families— Welcome to the fourth quarter! It’s spring concert season, and soon it will be graduation, with honors and awards for our talented students. Our staff and school division have won awards, too.  Our adult education director, Susan Erno, was recently honored as the runner-up for national adult education administrator of … Continue reading Highlights and News | April 2017

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Atkins Named One of Two Finalists for National Superintendent Award

Dr. Rosa S. Atkins, superintendent of Charlottesville City Schools, has been named one of two finalists for the AASA Women in School Leadership Award for Superintendents. Each year, the AASA, or School Superintendents Association, joins with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to offer awards recognizing the country’s outstanding female teacher (or school-based employee), principal, … Continue reading Atkins Named One of Two Finalists for National Superintendent Award