News & Notices
BOE President Coming to BES
The Virginia Board of Education President is coming to Bedford Elementary School Monday, September 8 at 6:00 p.m. as part of the "President's Listening Tour." Click here for more information.
Superintendent's Welcome Back Message to Teachers, Students and Parents
2014 Welcome Address Transcript.pdf
Students NEW to Bedford County Public Schools
2014-2015 New Student Registration
2014-2015 Returning Student Registration
Important Employee Information
Employees who have yet to sign their 2014-2015 contract can do so by visiting the Human Resources Department at the Central Office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The Human Resources Department is located at 310 S. Bridge Street, Bedford, VA 24523. You may also call 540-586-1045, ext. 221 with questions.
Bedford County Public Schools - School Efficiency Review. Click here for the Prismatic Services, Inc. presentation. For the full report click here.
Students and their families are encouraged to use a variety of information sources to select a college and major. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) provides one such source that is available here .
Important 2014-2015 Health Information - Open Enrollment Materials
Bedford County Public Schools will be seeking proposals for the lease purchase of fourteen  school buses. Please click here for more information.
August 28, 2014 - The Bedford County School Board will be touring the following schools on Thursday, August 28, 2014: Bedford Primary School at 6:00 p.m. and Thaxton Elementary School at 7:00 p.m.
September 2, 2014 - The Bedford County School Board will be conducting a public hearing on potential closing/consolidation of elementary schools in the Liberty Zone and the resulting redistricting of students. The hearing will take place on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Liberty High School auditorium. If you wish to speak at this hearing, please contact Sherry Ratliff, School Board Clerk, at 540-586-1045 ext. 257. You may also sign up to speak on the evening of September 2, 2014 when you arrive at the hearing.
September 8, 2014 - Three or more School Board members may attend the Virginia Board of Education President's Listening Tour being held at Bedford Elementary School on September 8, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the gymnasium.
September 11, 2014 - The Bedford County School Board will hold a Special Called Meeting on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Bedford Science and Technology Center to discuss and possibly take action regarding the potential consolidation of elementary schools in the Liberty Zone for 2014-15, and the resulting redistricting of students. Though no public comment will be received at this meeting, it will be open to the public. This meeting will be held prior to the regular School Board meeting which will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the School Board Office Conference Room.
Human Resources Information
Elementary Student-Teacher Ratios 2013-2014
Online Job Application click here
Applicants for substitute teaching can submit an online application with necessary documents to complete the file. Licensed applicants will be processed first.
Bedford County Public Schools - Compliance Officer Information
For information regarding Bedford County Public Schools' Compliance Officers click here.
Sexual Misconduct and Abuse Prevention Training
The responsibility for protecting students from sexual misconduct and abuse is shared by the school board, school board employees, school volunteers, parents, state agencies, and law enforcement. The following two organizations are dedicated solely for the prevention of child sexual abuse. Please take a moment to review the information and training opportunities available through these two organization's websites:
- Darkness to Light
- Stop It Now
Click it or Ticket
Wearing seat belts is not only the law, but it saves lives! Did you know that the National Safety Council reports that more than 75,000 lives were saved over four years by simply clicking a seat belt? For the remainder of the year, seat belt checks will be conducted by state and local police officers near our high schools. Take a moment to “Click it!” It may save you a ticket, and, more importantly, it may save your life!
Important Safety Information
Tips for talking to children about school safety
Student Code of Conduct click here
Infosnap - an online student enrollment and registration service will be available starting Monday, July 21 2014. Family Snapcodes [access codes] will be available at your child's school.
2014-2015 New Student Registration
NEW 2014-2015 Returning Student Registration