CHESAPEAKE, VA — The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce will hold its Chesapeake State of the Schools Breakfast on Wednesday, February 17, 2010 from 8:00-9:00am (7:30am registration) at the Chesapeake Conference Center. This event will provide the business community with a closer look at the impact K-12 public education has on the Hampton Roads community. The presentation will provide attendees with insight into Chesapeake schools’ accomplishments, successes, and challenges.
Veteran educator Superintendent Dr. W. Randolph Nichols is the guest speaker. Dr. Nichols is in his 15th year as superintendent of Chesapeake Public Schools. He has been employed with Chesapeake Public Schools his entire professional career serving as a teacher, administrator, and superintendent. In recognition of his educational leadership in the city of Chesapeake and across the state, he was honored as the 2003 Virginia State Superintendent of the Year, the 2008 First Citizen of Chesapeake, and was one of the four finalists for the National Superintendent of the Year.
The Chamber thanks Presenting Sponsor Cox Communications and Host Sponsor the Chesapeake Conference Center. The event, which includes breakfast, is $30 for Chamber members, $50 for prospective members, and $450 for one reserved table for 10. For individual reservations, go to www.HamptonRoadsChamber.com
About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (www.hamptonroadschamber.com)
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit member-based business organization. The Chamber is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its 2,000 member businesses, which employ 225,000 men and women in southeastern Virginia. The Chamber promotes Hampton Roads’ healthy business climate through economic development, public policy initiatives, services and benefits to members. The Chamber is dedicated to creating economic opportunity and enhancing the quality of life in Hampton Roads.
Please contact Lisa Jones at 757-664-2531 if you would like to attend and cover this event.