Teresa R. Ellison

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent


Teresa R. Ellison graduated from Virginia Tech with a BA and from the University of Virginia with a Master of Education as a reading specialist. She worked as an elementary school teacher and the Director of Instruction for Buena Vista City Public Schools until she retired almost 20 years ago. Since then, she has worked as a part-time reading specialist, English Language teacher, and literacy coach. Ellison has served on a school board since 2008 and is the Chairperson of the school board [3].

Key Issues


Ellison wants to keep communication lines open [3].


Ellison wants to promote STEM education, stating it will benefit industry. She is a proponent of Governor’s Schools [5].


Ellison believes that the future of school division is the most important issue facing the school board [3].


No endorsements could be found.


1 Virginia Elections Database 
2 Buena Vista City Public Schools 
3 The Rockbridge Report 
5 YouTube