Deborah L. McDonough, 65, of Hayes, has announced her candidacy for the Gloucester County School Board to fulfill the remainder of former at-large school board member Kellie Lockerby’s unexpired term which ends Dec. 31, 2025.“I know what teachers need,” said McDonough. “I know what kids need.”
McDonough retired from Newport News Public Schools at the end of last school year. She spent 20 years as a K-12 lead librarian and classroom teacher. She has experience teaching all grades, and has also taught collaborative special education classes and talented and gifted classes. She is a certified middle school language arts and social studies teacher. Her Virginia teaching license will not expire until 2033.
“I just really have a passion for teaching,” she said.
Prior to teaching, McDonough was a senior adult probation and parole officer for the Virginia Department of Corrections, where she worked closely with new officers and wrote curriculum for the training of new officers. She a...
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