Please join us in celebrating Dr. Stephen Geyer, Assistant Superintendent of Instruction, who is the recipient of James Madison University’s 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award! This award recognizes an alumni of the university who has made exceptional contributions to his or her particular field of profession. Dr. Geyer continues to have a profound impact on the advancement of quality instruction in Goochland and throughout the state.
Dr. Geyer has been with Goochland County Public Schools since 2011. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English from JMU in 1996 and went on to earn an M.Ed. and Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision from UVA. Dr. Geyer’s responsibilities center around preK-12 instructional programming for the division. Dr. Geyer also serves as an adjunct instructor for the Curry School of Education in their education leadership program. Prior to joining the team in Goochland, he was an elementary school principal in Northern Virginia for more than a decade where he established an instructional literacy framework recognized by the McGuffey Reading Center as one of the most comprehensive and effectively designed approaches in the state. In 2013 he was recognized by the Virginia Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development as Virginia’s Curriculum Leader of the Year.