Gloucester County Public Schools       Operations


 Gloucester County Public Schools is a progressive system dedicated to providing the best learning conditions possible for it's students.


Our Operations Department oversees and provides leadership for non-instructional aspects of student life,
to include Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Services, Food Services, Student Services and Transportation.

These departments work closely with our Instructional Services Department to support students in a safe, healthy and well-designed atmosphere.

The Operations Department is responsible for:
    the School Board Policy Manual, the School Calendar, Program Capacities
    administration of the School Dude Facilities Direct Program, Facilities Use Manual
    and Fee Schedule, administration of the schools security program and promoting 'Green Initiatives'. 


GHS Master Plan

Facilities Usage Request

  • School Dude Facilities Direct

    Please note that Gloucester County Public Schools is utilizing an automated program from School Dude Facilities Direct for submitting, processing, and approving requests for scheduling and use of school facilities.
    Two types of requests can be created:
    1. General Public/Non-School Groups Rental Requests or
    2. In-House/School Groups/Community Ed Sponsored Requests

    Request GCPS Facilities Use

VSBA Green Schools Challenge

VSBA Green Schools Challenge

GCPS participates in the Green School Challenge from the Virginia School Board Association.
The challenge is designed to encourage implementation of specific environmental policies
and practical actions that result in a healthier community, while saving resources and money.

GCPS  received "Green School Platinum Certification" in the 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 VSBA Green School Challenges.

GCPS was the 1st Place Winner of the 2011 VSBA Green School Challenge,
in the 5,001-10,000 student population bracket. 

was the 2nd Place Winner of the 2010 VSBA Green School Challenge,
 in the 5,001-10,000 student population bracket.

GCPS was recognized as a Gold Division Winner and has been Certified Green from 2010 to 2012.

Our Division continues to be a fore-runner in promoting energy and resource conservation.   

Please visit District "Go-Green" Energy & Sustainability Initiatives to see our district energy saving practices. 

Bryan Hartley
Executive Director of Operations

Nanette Costa-Desjarlais
Executive Associate I
FAX:  693-4147

Dave Miller
Manager Facilities

Steve Patton
Director Food Services

Jimmy Viars
Manager/Foreman Grounds

Bryan Hartley
Director Student Services

Tanya Deckard
Director Transportation

Scott Shorland
Manager Construction

Department of Operations
6099 T.C. Walker Road
Gloucester, Virginia  23061