Admin

Administration

Admin Team

Back (L-R): Mrs. Mejia, Dr. Reese, Dr. Nickerson, Mr. Miller, Mr. Trumble, Dr. Washington, Ms. Grimstead

Front (L-R): Ms. Corprew, Ms. Mayo

Mr. James D. Miller, Principal
Grade: 12/All | Discipline: All Appeals


Mr. Miller began his career with Virginia Beach City Public Schools in 1987 when he joined the division as a social studies teacher at Green Run High School.  He held this position for 14 years before moving to Landstown High School in the same capacity.  In 2003, he joined the division’s administrative ranks when he was named an assistant principal at Landstown High School.  In conjunction with his other duties, Mr. Miller also served as an evening administrator at Open Campus High School (now part of the Renaissance Academy) from 1993 – 2004.  In October 2009, Mr. Miller joined the Bayside High School administration as its Principal.

Mr. Miller holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Education with a minor in History from West Virginia Wesleyan College and a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the George Washington University.  He was named Teacher of the Year at both Green Run High School (1995) and Landstown High School (2003). The Virginia Beach Association of Secondary School Principals also honored him as Assistant Principal of the Year (2008) and Principal of the Year (2013). Mr. Miller is proud to be in his tenth year as Principal of Bayside High School and Health Sciences Academy!

Dr. Bermina M. Nickerson, Assistant Principal
Grade: 10 | Discipline: H – O


Dr. Nickerson began her career in 1993 as a Health/PE Teacher, a position she held until her promotion to the administrative ranks in 2000.  Dr. Nickerson has worked with all grade levels as well as in other school divisions.  Dr. Nickerson joined the Bayside High School administrative team in July 2007.

Dr. Nickerson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Science from Old Dominion University, a Master of Arts degree in Urban Education from Norfolk State University and a Doctorate in Education from NOVA Southeastern University.

Dr. Robin L. Reese, Assistant Principal
Grade: 9 | Discipline: A – Z (Special Education)


Dr. Reese began her career in 1985 at Bayside Elementary School as a Special Education Teacher Assistant, a position she held until her promotion and transfer to Bayside Middle School 6th Grade Campus as a Special Education Teacher, where she worked until her transfer to Green Run High School in the same capacity.  In 2002 she joined the administrative ranks as an Assistant Principal at Tallwood High School.  Dr. Reese joined the Bayside High School administrative team in July 2011 in the same capacity.

Dr. Reese holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Norfolk State University, a Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from Regent University and a Doctorate in Education from NOVA Southeastern University.

Mr. Richard B. Trumble, Assistant Principal
Grade: 11 | Discipline: A – G


Mr. Trumble began his career in 1997 when he joined the VBCPS division as a Special Education teacher at Corporate Landing Middle School.  He has worked as an Assistant Principal at Ocean Lakes High School and at Kellam High School.  Mr. Trumble joined the Bayside High School administrative team in July 2016 as an Assistant Principal.

Mr. Trumble holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Business Administration from Ohio University and a Masters of Arts degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Tulsa.  He received his teaching certification from Old Dominion University and his administrative endorsement from the George Washington University. 

Dr. William L. Washington, Assistant Principal
Grade: | Discipline: P – Z


Dr. Washington began his career in 1994 as a music teacher in the Richmond County Public Schools District as a Music Teacher.  He then taught English until he was promoted to an Assistant Principal.  Dr. Washington most recently served as the Director of Early Childhood Education and District Coordinator of Gifted and Talented for Richmond County Schools.   Dr. Washington joined the Bayside High School administrative team in August 2018 as an Assistant Principal.

Dr. Washington holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from Longwood University, a Master of Science      in Educational Administration and Supervision from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Doctorate in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment from Walden University.

Mrs. Terry L. Mejia, Health Sciences Academy Coordinator
Grade: All (Academy) | Discipline: A – Z (Health Sciences Academy)


Mrs. Mejia began her career in 1989 when she joined the VBCPS division as a math teacher at Bayside Junior High School (now Bayside Middle School).  In 1998, she moved to school counseling in 1998.  She has served as a School Counselor at both Bayside Middle and Bayside High School.  In 2011 she was appointed Acting Coordinator for the Health Sciences Academy and then returned to her Counseling position in 2012.  Mrs. Mejia officially joined the Bayside High School administrative team in the July 2013 when she was appointed Coordinator for the Bayside High School Health Sciences Academy.

Mrs. Mejia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Virginia Tech University, a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Old Dominion University and a Post Master’s Certificate in Educational Leadership and Administration from the George Washington University.

Ms. Lisa L. Corprew, Student Activities Coordinator
Athletics and Activities


Ms. Corprew began her career in 1995 when she joined VBCPS and returned to her Alma Mater, Bayside High School.  She has served in various capacities as a teacher assistant, adaptive Health/PE teacher, JV girls’ basketball coach and softball coach.  Ms. Corprew joined the Bayside High School administrative team in July 1999 when she was appointed Student Activities Coordinator.

Ms. Corprew holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management from East Carolina University and earned her Certification in Athletic Administration in 2009.  Ms. Corprew was named Athletic Administrator of the Year (2013) and received the State Award of Merit in 2014 from the Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.  Ms. Corprew served as the VIAAA President for one complete term in 2014.  Ms. Corprew is currently serving as a member of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) Publications Committee which is responsible for the production of the IAA magazine, a national publication for athletic directors.

Ms. Nancy S. Grimstead, School Improvement Specialist
Testing and Tutorial Programs 


Ms. Grimstead began her career in 1985 when she joined VBCPS as a Business Education Teacher at Green Run High School, a position she held before moving to Landstown High School in 2001 in the same capacity.  Ms. Grimstead joined the Bayside High School administrative team in August 2013 as the School Improvement Specialist.

Ms. Grimstead holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Education from Longwood University, and a Master of Arts degree in Education Administration and Supervision from the George Washington University.

Ms. Jacqueline M. Mayo, School Counseling Department Chair
School Counseling Department


Ms. Mayo began her career in education in 2009 as a School Counselor in the Newport News School District.  Prior to that, Ms. Mayo served as a Recreational Specialist II for the City of Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation.  Ms. Mayo continued her career when she joined the Bayside High School administrative team in September 2017 as the School Counseling Department Chair.

Ms. Mayo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Virginia Wesleyan College and a Master of Science degree in Education from Old Dominion University.