Pittsylvania County Schools: 
A Great Place to Learn and Work!


P.O. Box 232 • 39 Bank Street, SE 
Chatham, Virginia 24531  
Telephone:  (434) 432-2761 • 1-888-440-6520
Fax: (434) 432-9560


Employee of the Week



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employee of the week

Stephanie O'Brien of Regional Alternative School

Stephanie O’Brien was voted as Employee of the week by her peers at the Regional Alternative School.  Mrs. O’Brien is in her first year at the Regional Alternative School, having recently transferred from Chatham High School.  Mrs. O’Brien has taught math in Pittsylvania County for over 15 years with Chatham High School and Dan River High School.  She also taught for a year at Bartlett Yancey High in North Carolina.

Mrs. O’Brien is a native of Lyndonville, NY where she graduated from L.A. Weber High School.  She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Millsaps College in Jackson, MS.  She then went on to earn her Master’s Degree from the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, AL and has also attended Averett University, Cambridge University, DCC and CVCC.

Mrs. O’Brien is the mother of three sons, all of whom graduated from Chatham High School.  Her oldest son, James, is currently serving in the United States Army.  Her youngest son, Donavan is currently attending DCC, and her middle child, Bennett, is seeking employment despite having severe Autism Spectrum Disorder.

In her spare time Mrs. O’Brien volunteers with the Danville TOPsoccer program for physically and mentally challenged children.  While at Chatham High School, she volunteered for 8 years with the Robotics team.  She enjoys gardening, visiting family and walking the family dog with Bennett.