Michelle L. Colbert, Chief Human Resources Officer - Dr. Colbert began her career in Spotsylvania County Public Schools, in 1998, teaching middle school students with special needs for six years in both inclusive and self-contained settings. She gained her initial leadership experience serving as a Special Education Department Chair and then as an Administrative Intern. Shortly thereafter, she became Assistant Principal at Courthouse Road Elementary where she served for three years. This opportunity prepared her for a promotion as Principal of Smith Station Elementary where she successfully provided leadership for five years. She earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Post-Master's Certificate in Administration and Supervision, Master of Teaching Special Education, and Bachelor of Science in Psychology degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University. As Chief Human Resources Officer, since 2013, Dr. Colbert strives to make a greater impact by engaging, educating, and equipping a highly skilled workforce to prepare students for their future.