Dr. Bernard “Trey” S. Davis, III has been appointed the next superintendent of Richmond County Public Schools at today’s school board meeting. His new position will be effective February 1, 2021.Dr. Davis is a native of the Northern Neck and was a 1988 graduate of Northumberland High School. He has held many educational positions such as teacher, assistant principal, principal, activities director, technology director, and educational supervisor.
Dr. Davis has spent the last 26 years in public education. He has served the past thirteen years in an administration role. He currently is an educational Supervisor within Manassas City Public Schools. Prior to accepting the leadership role at Manassas City he served five years as the Principal of the Northern Neck Regional Governor’s STEM Academy of Agriculture and Maritime Studies in Warsaw. He is proud of the many local, regional, and state accomplishments the STEM Academy received over those years.
The majority of Dr. Davis’ education experience have been in the area of school administration and career and technical education with a strong focus on building workforce development programs and developing strong CTE advisory programs. Dr. Davis has also been involved in school turnaround programs. He prides himself on forward-looking initiatives to ensure that the district is strong enough to meet both current and future challenges.
Dr. Bernard “Trey” Davis received his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Virginia Tech University. He received a M.A. in Occupational and Technical Studies from Old Dominion University and a M.S. in Educational Leadership from George Washington University. He received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from North Carolina Wesleyan College. He has also been an adjunct faculty member at J. Sergeant Reynolds and at Rappahannock Community College.
Dr. Davis is actively involved in many career and technical education associations and has served as the President of the Virginia Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators Association. He was awarded the Outstanding Educator for the Virginia Association of Trade and Industrial Education Association in 2019. Dr. Davis also served six years on the Skills USA Foundation board and three years as the Foundation President.
Dr. Davis has been very active the in the Bull Run Rotary club civic organization and was previously an active member of the Warsaw Rotary club for five years. He has also volunteered several years in little league and has been a volunteer coach in various youth sports. Dr. Davis and his wife, Mary, are the parents of two children Clayton Davis and Anne Claire Davis.
“I am extremely excited to be the educational leader of such a terrific school system. To have the opportunity to lead such a strong established school system will be an honor. I look forward to building upon the current school system successes and am excited to work with the community, parents, students, and staff.” States Dr. Trey Davis