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Bill Sutherland, Director of CTE,Testing, and Assessment

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Mr. Sutherland is a native of Galax, Virginia, where he graduated from Galax High School in 1979.  He then attended Radford University, receiving his Bachelor’s of Science in Social Science in 1983.  In 2001, Mr. Sutherland continued his education through Radford and graduated with his Master's in Educational Leadership.

After serving fifteen years at Grayson County High School as a history and government teacher, Mr. Sutherland came to Galax Middle School in 1999 to teach World Geography.  In 2000, he became Assistant Principal of Galax Middle School where he served until 2004.  Mr. Sutherland moved to Galax High School in ’04 and held the positions of Assistant Principal and Athletic Director.  From February of 2009, Mr. Sutherland was asked to take on the role of Principal at GHS.  In July of 2011 he became the Career and Technical Education Coordinator and the Division Director of Testing.

Working with all students and staff, helping each to develop to their fullest potential is a large part of Mr. Sutherland's goal as an employee of the Galax City School System.