Experienced Educator Shirley Stewart Seeks

Fluvanna School Board Seat for Rivanna District


  • More than 30 years as a teacher, assistant principal and principal
  • Employed by the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, supervising student teachers, including in Fluvanna County schools
  • Created PAWS for Reading, which brought therapy dogs and their owners together with young readers
  • Created “Farm-to-School” program, which both helped students to connect with the source of their food and farmers to find a new market
  • Truly understands what makes education effective, from bottom to top. Understands what works in a classroom and how students learn.  Experience in developing and managing fiscally responsible budget and hiring and retaining quality educators. 


  • Bachelors degree from Goddard College, Plainfield, VT
  • Masters degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA

My promise to you

I promise to work hard to support opportunities for all Fluvanna students and to listen to the needs of county residents.  I will work with members of the school community to strengthen our schools and programs in a cost effective manner.