Category Archives: Human Resources & Personnel


Goochland County Public Schools will host a Job Recruitment Fair at Randolph Elementary School Saturday, April 18th from 9AM to 1PM. On-sight interviews will be conducted for candidates interested in positions in the following areas: Teaching Food Service Maintenance/Custodial Services … Continue reading

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VRS Hybrid Retirement Plan Opt-In Period

Eligible Plan 1 and Plan 2 members (those currently enrolled in the VRS) may elect to opt-into the VRS Hybrid Retirement Plan during a one-time election period from January 1 to April 30. An election to opt into the Hybrid … Continue reading

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School Board Approves Stipends for Middle School Athletics

During its regularly scheduled meeting on September 13th, the school board voted to increase middle school coaching stipends and approved a first-ever supplement for the middle school athletic director. The coaching stipends have been stuck at $500, considerably lower than … Continue reading

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GCPS Welcomes New Volunteers

As we begin a new school year, I wanted to take a moment to remind our staff and community that background checks are necessary for any volunteer who will: have repeated exposure to students be unsupervised with students The checks … Continue reading

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Your Child’s Safety Not Negotiable

One of the hallmarks of the current school year – and our tremendous County – is the presence of an army of community volunteers. These selfless people give their energy, time and unique skill sets to the greater mission of … Continue reading

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Volunteer Background Check Fees

Good morning Goochland! This post is designed to offer some clarity to an issue that has been causing some turbulence among our community members. Let me get right to the heart of the matter and deliver the punchline first, then … Continue reading

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Howard Gardner: August 15, 2011

The next event in the Region One Superintendents’ Learning Series will be Monday, August 15. Howard Gardner will explore ideas in his new book, Truth, Beauty & Goodness Reframed: Educating for the Virtues of the 21st Century. Fifteen participants selected … Continue reading

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Tuition Reimbursement 09 10

GCPS provides tuition reimbursement for one reason – to support the development & professional goals of staff members. In past years, we have been able to pay the entire tuition bill for a class (minus fees & textbooks), regardless of … Continue reading

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All-County Day 2009 Seminar Evaluation

Our All-County Day Convocation and seminar sessions seemed to be a big success. It was wonderful to see everyone and be among such a passionate group of educators. What a wonderful and inspiring message from 2010 Teacher of the Year, … Continue reading

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New Praxis II Tests

On September 1, 2008, two brand new Praxis II tests will replace the former ones – Family & Consumer Science and Marketing Education. Although the test content stays the same, the score scale has changed. For anyone who will have … Continue reading

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