by Elizabeth Cogar
As part of the process of hiring a new superintendent in Lancaster, residents were invited to complete a Virginia School Board Association (VSBA) survey that was posted online and available at the three schools and the school board office March 13-20. The public indicated their preferences regarding qualities the new superintendent should have.
The school board held a work session March 22 to review a summary of survey results provided by VSBA executive director Gina Patterson. Approximately 130 people responded including 52 parents, 23 teachers and 18 “others” including concerned citizens, retired teachers, taxpayers and parents of alumni.
According to the VSBA summary, the following were the top answers….