Important InfoThis page will keep you posted on the latest for Charlottesville City Schools’ search for a superintendent to succeed Dr . Rosa Atkins, whose retirement is official on May 31, 2021.

Update as of April 1, 2021:

Earlier this month,  Superintendent Dr. Atkins announced that she would be retiring  from Charlottesville City Schools and accepting a top-level position with the Virginia Department of Education. Last week, the School Board voted to hire our former Associate Superintendent Jim Henderson as our Acting Superintendent, beginning on June 1. The Board also posted a request for proposals for a firm to help find our next Superintendent. Updates about this process will be posted to Please join us in extending our deepest appreciation to Dr. Atkins and Mr. Henderson!