Terri L. Best

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent


Best graduated from Hampton University with a bachelor’s degree in education. She graduated from Old Dominion University with a master’s degree in counseling and obtained a doctorate degree in educational management from Hampton University. Best is a retired assistant principal at Achievable Dream Academy [1, 4, 5].

Key Issues


Best seeks to find alternatives to suspensions, especially for younger children, find a new building for Huntington Middle School, and increase teacher salaries [2, 3, 4].


Newport News Democratic City Committee, Daily Press


1 Ballotpedia
2 Facebook
3 Daily Press: Challenger topples longtime incumbent…
4 Daily Press: Two look to unseat longest…
5 Newport News School Board
7 Newport News Democratic City Committee