Brenda L. Sheridan

Brenda is a committed advocate, volunteer, and board member representing students and families of the Sterling District. Her service has had a positive impact at within Loudoun County, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and at the national level.

School Board Member

2011 - present

Appointed to fill a vacancy in June 2011

Re-elected in November 2011 and 2015

Current Responsibilities

Vice Chair

Equity Ad-Hoc Committee Chair

VSBA Legislative Positions Committee Member

Legislative and Policy Committee Chair

Finance and Facilities Committee Member

Discipline Committee Member

Charter School Committee Member

MSAAC Liaison

VSBA Delegate

Prior Responsibilities

HRTD (formerly Personnel) Committee Member

Student Support Services (formerly Health, Safety, Wellness, and Transportation) Committee Member

Gifted Advisory Committee (GAC) Liaison

Head Start Policy Council Liaison

School Business Partnership EC Liaison


Advocated for and secured full time parent liaisons in all Title I schools

Advocated for and supported adoption of Policy 1040 - Equal Opportunity for Equitable, Safe and Inclusive Environment

Supported and advocated for universal full day kindergarten

Advocated for and secured differentiated allotments to provide field trips, programs, and caps and gowns for low-income students

Advocated for the establishment of an equity committee to address equity issues within LCPS

Supported differentiated staffing based on percentages of English Learners (EL) and socio-economically disadvantaged students

Advocated for Title I status for Forest Grove ES and Sterling ES

Supported Title I status for Sterling Middle and Park View

Supports continued efforts to close the "sag" in the salary scale

Supported all efforts to reduce class sizes

Supported measures to attract and retain bus drivers

Supported increased recess time