Verletta White named Superintendent of Roanoke City Schools

June 2020

On July 1, 2020, Superintendent Verletta White will be bringing 28 years of experience working in education and a collaborative, compassionate, student-first leadership philosophy to Roanoke City Public Schools.

She most recently served as the interim superintendent for Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS), the 25th largest school system in the nation. Superintendent White focused on literacy across all subject areas, equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all students. She also put tremendous emphasis on positive, safe, and healthy school climates, which are essential to support effective teaching and learning in every classroom.

Superintendent White began her teaching career in 1992, as an elementary school teacher in Baltimore City, then transitioned to a teaching position in Baltimore County in 1995. She rose through the ranks in BCPS, where she served as chief academic officer, assistant superintendent for elementary schools, area assistant superintendent for the Northeast Area, and executive director of professional development.