Lighting the Path to Success

There are a lot of great things about being a part of the Chesapeake Public Schools family, but one of the best is working with and recognizing outstanding educators. It was my privilege and honor to provide keynote remarks last week at my first Citywide Teacher of the Year Ceremony as superintendent. I’d also like to thank Mayor Rick West and School Board Chair Victoria Proffitt for joining me in addressing these incredible educators.       The theme for the event, “Lighting the Path to Success” was a fitting tribute to the 47 individual school honorees in attendance because each day, in each classroom, these teachers not only accept, but embrace, the enormous responsibility of lighting pathways to success for each of their students. It was evident, by the packed … Read more