Dr. Walter R. Clemons, superintendent of Gloucester County Public Schools, announced his intent to retire on July 1 of this year after serving 33 years in public education. He made the announcement at last Thursday’s school board budget work session held in the T.C. Walker Education Center Auditorium. He has served as superintendent at GCPS for the past nine years.
“It has been nothing but a blessing and a joy for me to be the superintendent of this great division and great community,” he said.
Clemons received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education from Norfolk State University, a Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Administration from Old Dominion University and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Virginia Tech.
In his career, Clemons has been a band director, assistant principal at the middle and high school levels, principal at the high school level, assistant superintendent and superintendent.
Clemons was named the Virgin...
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