Chamber to Hold Chesapeake State of the Schools on April 25

Chamber to Hold Chesapeake State of the Schools on April 25
Superintendent to Speak on Chesapeake Schools' Accomplishments, Successes and Challenges.

CHESAPEAKE, VA — The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce will hold its Chesapeake State of the Schools Breakfast on Wednesday, April 25 from 8:00-9:30am at the Chesapeake Conference Center (900 Greenbrier Circle).  This event will offer members of the business community a closer look at the impact public education has on the Hampton Roads community.

Superintendent Dr. James T. Roberts will highlight the Chesapeake schools’ accomplishments, successes and challenges. Dr. Roberts is in his second year as superintendent of Chesapeake Public Schools.  He worked as a teacher, administrator, and director for Portsmouth Public Schools for 26 years before joining Chesapeake Public Schools in 1995.

The Chamber thanks Dominion Power (Superintendent’s Sponsor), Cox Communications (Media Sponsor) and The George Washington University Hampton Roads Center (Honor Roll Sponsor). The event, which includes breakfast, is $35 for Chamber members, $50 for prospective members, and $500 for a table for 10.  Register online at 

About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (

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 nearly 2,000 member businesses, which employ more than 280,000 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 Robyn Showanes at 757-664-2533 or if you would like to attend and cover this event.


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