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 Construction, Facilities Services, Food ServicesGrounds, Safety and Health, 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,
Administration of the Schools Security Program, Facilities Use Manual and Fee Schedule,
and promoting 'Green Initiatives.'

Transportation Center Study

GHS Master Plan
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

GCPS participates in the Green School Challenge from the Virginia School Board Association.

The challenge is designed to encourage the implementation of specific environmental policies and practical actions that result in a healthier community while saving resources and money.

2019: Certified Gold

2018: Certified Platinum

2016: Certified Platinum

2015: Certified Platinum

2014: Certified Platinum

2013: Certified Platinum

2012: Certified Gold

2011: Certified Gold, 1st Place Winner in the 5,001-10,000 student population bracket

2010: Certified Gold, 2nd Place Winner in the 5,001-10,000 student population bracket

2009: Certified Green

Our Division continues to be a forerunner 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

Sara Escamilla
School Dude Facilities Direct & Config Tool Administrator
FAX: 693-4147
Steve Patton
Director of Food Services

Dave Miller
Manager of Facilities

Jimmy Viars
Manager/Foreman of Grounds

Tanya Deckard
Director of Transportation Services
FAX (804)693-4478

Katina Keener
Student Services Coordinator

Charles Records
Construction/Project Coordinator

Lisa Jones
Director of Nursing
FAX (804)693-0403

Craig Smith
Operations Coordinator
FAX (804)693-6463


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