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Spotsy School Chief finalist for State Superintendent of the Year

Dr. Baker was selected for his inspirational service and leadership on behalf of Region III and his many accomplishments of the Spotsylvania County Public School division.

“This recognition by other division superintendents validates what we have known all along…Dr. Baker is an exceptional leader,” said Spotsylvania County School Board Chair Baron Braswell. “We are honored that he is our superintendent. Our County benefits considerably from his exceptional leadership.” continued Braswell.

Dr. Baker has served as Spotsylvania County Public Schools superintendent for the past seven years. Among the accomplishments under his watch:  a division strategic plan was adopted in 2013 and has been the driving force behind the school system’s numerous continuous improvement processes and achievements.

“I sincerely appreciate and am humbled by this recognition; especially given the tremendous respect I have for my colleagues in Region III and throughout the Commonwealth. Any positive recognition I receive, though, should be attributed to the entire school division. To reach and sustain higher levels of success involves the outstanding and dedicated SCPS team of school board members, staff, students, parents and community partners. I am proud to serve the great Spotsylvania school community,” said Dr. Baker.

Dr. Baker will compete against other Regional Superintendents of the Year representing each of the eight regions in Virginia. The winner will be announced as the Virginia Superintendent of the Year on Monday, May 6, 2019 at the Annual Awards Luncheon of the Virginia Association of School Superintendents in Roanoke.

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