Dr. Lori Harper

Division Superintendent

Dr. Lori Harper
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ACPS 100 Days Report

Professional Profile

Lori Harper, Ed.D.



Education                   Doctor of Education

                                    University of Phoenix, Arlington, VA (2011)

                                    Concentration:  Educational Leadership

                                    Licensure:  Division Superintendent


                                    Post-Master’s Education

                                    Virginia Tech/VASS Aspiring Superintendent Program (2016)


                                    Towson State University, MD (2002)

                                    Licensure:  Administration and Supervision, PK-12


                                    Master of Education

                                    Sul Ross State University, TX (1986)

                                    Concentration:  Elementary Education and Special Education

                                    Licensure:  Specific Learning Disabilities K-12, Early Childhood



                                    Bachelor of Science

                                    Russell Sage College, NY (1983)

                                    Concentration:  Psychology, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Ed.

                                    Licensure:  Elementary Education PK-6


Licensure                   Virginia

                                    Division Superintendent

                                    Postgraduate Professional



Preliminary Multiple Subject K-12; New York Permanent, Nursery, Kindergarten, and Grades 1-6



Advanced Professional, Administrator I and II, Elementary Grades 1-6, Early Childhood, Middle School



Elementary Grades K-8 Teaching, Early Childhood Education



Life Elementary Grades 1-8, Kindergarten, Early Childhood Handicapped, Language & Learning Disabilities


National Assoc. for the Education of Young Children Accreditation Validator Certification


Professional               Amelia County Public Schools. VA

Experience                 Superintendent of Schools March 2019


                                    Essex County Public Schools, VA

                                    Assistant Superintendent for Instruction and Federal Programs 2013-2019


                                    Lancaster County Public Schools, VA

                                    Principal, Lancaster High School 2009-2013

                                    Principal, Lancaster Primary School 2006-2009

                                    Assistant Principal, Lancaster Primary School 2004-2006

                                    Teacher, Lancaster Primary School 2002-2004


                                    Muroc Joint Unified School District, CA

                                    Teacher, Administrative Designee 2000-2002


                                    The Meadows School, NV

                                    Teacher 1999-2000


                                    St. Mary’s County Public Schools, MD

                                    Teacher 1997-1999


                                    Okaloosa-Walton Community College, FL

                                    Adjunct Instructor 1996


                                    Okaloosa-Walton Child Services, FL

                                    Program Services Director 1994-1996


                                    NASA, CA

Director, JJCDC 1992-1993


Department of Defense, Soesterberg Air Base, NL

Assistant Director, CDC 1991-1992

Training and Curriculum Specialist, CDC 1990-1991

FDC Coordinator, CDC 1989-1990


Sul Ross State University, TX

Adjunct Instructor 1987


San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District, TX

Teacher 1984-1988


Sacred Heart Academy, TX

Teacher 1983-1984


Hobbies                          Antiquing, Boating, Quilting, Cross-Stitch


Affiliations                  Virginia Federal Education Program Administrators (VAFEPA) board

AASA The School Superintendent’s Association

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

                                    Phi Delta Kappa International Professional Association in Education

                                    Virginia ESL Supervisor’s Association (VESA)                   

Virginia School Consortium for Learning Steering Committee

School University Research Network (SURN, William & Mary)

VA Association of Secondary School Principals and VA Association of Elementary School Principals

                                    National Association for the Education of Young Children

                                    Kiwanis, Northern Neck Chapter


Honors                            NASA Group Achievement Award              

& Awards                  Civil Service Outstanding Performance Award

                                    Friehofer Award in Psychology                     

American Association of University Women Award in Education

                                    Kellas Scholar 
                                    Honor Societies:  Phi Kappa, Psi Chi, Athenian, NHS




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