Two New Directors Named

Congratulations to Stephanie Whitley, who was appointed as Director of Special Education by the Suffolk School Board at its June meeting.

Congratulations also to Beverly Young, who was appointed as Director of Transportation.

  • Young has served as Transportation Zone Supervisor with Suffolk Public Schools since 2015, and previously had been a transportation supervisor and driver in Newport News Public Schools.  She earned her bachelor’s degree from Stayer University.
  • Whitley is joining us from Norfolk Public Schools, where she has served at the division level in the Special Education department as a Teacher Specialist and a Senior Coordinator.  She was a teacher in Suffolk at John Yeates Middle School and Elephant’s Fork Elementary School, and also served here as an educational diagnostician.  In addition, she served as director of the Southside Educational Resource Center.  She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Old Dominion University, and her administrative specialist degree from the University of Virginia.