VASCD is pleased to announce the selection of our new Executive Director. Dr. Chris Jones is a native of Virginia Beach, VA. He and his wife,Suzanne, have four incredible school-aged children. Dr. Jones holds degrees from The George Washington University and Columbus State University. He currently serves as the Principal of Thomas Dale High
School in Chesterfield County Public Schools. Dr. Jones is also the host of our VASCD Deeper Insights Podcast, Programs Committee Chair for VASCD, Chair for the Central District, and Chair for Region 6A as part of the Virginia High School League. Prior to his service in Chesterfield, Dr. Jones was an Assistant Principal, Central Office Teacher Leader, and High School Math Teacher in Virginia Beach.
Dr. Jones found his passion for education following his service as an United States Army Airborne Ranger.
“I’m delighted that our Board of Directors’ has chosen Chris Jones to spearhead VASCD’s work in the coming years”, said Laurie McCullough,VASCD Executive Director. “Chris has great ideas, lots of energy, and an innovative spirit that will serve VASCD well. Most importantly, he has a deep appreciation and respect for Virginia educators.”
Dr. Jones will begin his post at VASCD in March upon Dr. McCullough’s retirement. Please help us welcome Dr. Jones to this new role within our VASCD family.