School Board seeks public input on superintendent search

Posted: January 3, 2018

Online survey open and public hearings scheduled

The Newport News School Board is offering the community an opportunity to provide comment on the qualities they wish to see in the school division's next superintendent.

Online Survey

Parents, students, staff and members of the community are invited to provide input with an online survey at through January 21.

Public Hearings


The Superintendent Search Public Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, January 9, at 6 p.m. is canceled. The next public hearing to gather community input on the superintendent search will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, during the School Board meeting in the administration building auditorium located at 12465 Warwick Boulevard in Newport News. Comments are also accepted through the online survey.

Comments about the next superintendent may also be shared during two public hearings scheduled for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, and during the school board meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, in the administration building auditorium, 12465 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News.

The public hearings will be broadcast live on NNPS-TV (Cox Channel 47/Verizon FiOS Channel 17) and on the Web at

Ashby Kilgore, the current superintendent, announced her retirement in October following 10 years of service in the position.