School Administration

Ed VanDyke, Principal

 Ed Vandyke, Principal of CCES 

Mr. Van Dyke received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wheeling Jesuit University in West Virginia and his Masters of Science in Education from Old Dominion University. He began his teaching career in 2005 in Hampton City Schools, where he taught sixth grade History at Davis Middle School. In 2007, he was hired at Berkeley Middle School in Williamsburg-James City County (WJCC) Public Schools, where he taught sixth grade History and completed his administration certification at The College of William and Mary. Since 2010, he has held a variety of administrative roles in WJCC, including interim Assistant Principal at Berkeley, Principal for the WJCC Public Schools High and Middle School Summer Program and, more recently, Assistant Principal at Berkeley Middle since 2012. He is also a Doctoral Candidate in Education Policy, Planning and Leadership at The College of William and Mary.

Dr. Suzan Denby, Assistant Principal

Dr. Suzan Denby received her Bachelor of Science, Masters of Education, as well as both her Post-Masters and PhD in Educational Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Denby has over 20 years of experience in education where she has served in both the public and private sectors. She has taught Math at both the middle school and high school levels and is also endorsed in multiple areas of exceptional education. During her tenure in Henrico County Public Schools, she was recognized for her work with students with exceptional needs by both being nominated as Teacher of the Year (2005) and receiving the Gilman Award (2009). In addition, Dr. Denby has served in various administrative roles, including numerous department chair and committee chair positions, as well as Mentor Coordinator, Staff Development Coordinator, Special Education Coordinator, Assistant Principal, Principal, and Director of Exceptional Education