Superintendent Selected for Rockingham County Public Schools

We are pleased to announce that the Rockingham County School Board has selected Dr. Larry Shifflett as the next superintendent of Rockingham County Public Schools. Dr. Shifflett currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Innovation and Learning in RCPS.

Dr. Shifflett will be a tremendous asset to Rockingham County Public Schools.  He is a visionary leader who will focus on the continued growth of all students. He is genuine, compassionate, and ready to get started with his next assignment. With his connections in Rockingham County, he will bring all segments of our diverse community together. Dr. Shifflett recognizes that parents and community members have a vested interest in schools that are safe and engaging for all students. He is committed to working collaboratively with them to make Rockingham County Schools the best division in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Dr. Shifflett started his educational career as a social studies teacher at Wilbur S. Pence Middle School in 1997 before becoming the Assistant Principal Intern at Peak View Elementary School in 2002. He then served as the Assistant Principal at Montevideo Middle School from 2003-2007, and as the Principal at South River Elementary from 2007-2014. He has worked in the division’s central office as the Director and Assistant Superintendent of Innovation and Learning since 2014. In his current position as assistant superintendent, he oversees division-wide instructional programs, coordinates the instructional budget, and collaborates directly with the instructional staff, technology leaders, principals, and teachers. Dr. Shifflett serves as a member of the RCPS Executive Leadership Team and is also an adjunct faculty member at James Madison University.

He holds a doctorate degree in educational leadership from the University of Virginia and both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education from James Madison University. Dr. Shifflett was born and raised in Rockingham County and graduated from Spotswood High School. He and his wife, Katie, have two children who are both products of Rockingham County Public Schools. They live on a small hobby farm outside of Grottoes in the home that his maternal grandparents built.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Shifflett as the next superintendent of Rockingham County Public Schools!

Meet Your Next Superintendent

Rockingham County School Board

Jackie Lohr, Chair Dan Breeden Matthew Cross Lowell Fulk Charlette McQuilkin

RCPS High School Graduation: Dates, Times and Location

Massanutten Technical Center Wednesday, June 7, 2023, 7:00 pm: Atlantic Union Bank Center

East Rockingham High School Thursday, June 8, 2023, 7:00 pm: Atlantic Union Bank Center

Spotswood High School Friday, June 9, 2023, 7:00 pm: Atlantic Union Bank Center

Broadway High School Saturday, June 10, 2023, 3:00 pm: Atlantic Union Bank Center

Turner Ashby High School Saturday, June 10, 2023, 7:00 pm: Atlantic Union Bank Center

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RCPS 2023 Spring Musicals

March 30 - Peak View Elementary, THE JUNGLE BOOK, KIDS

March 31-April 2 - J. Frank Hillyard Middle School, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR.

May 4-7 - Elkton Middle School, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, JR.

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