Fairfax Education Coalition
Virginia Fitz Shea is the author of the Full SchoolDays blog. She is chair of Schools Committee of the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area. Her volunteer experience with Fairfax County Public Schools includes serving on the Safety and Security Task Force, the Superintendent’s Community Advisory Council, and later the merged group called the Business and Community Advisory Council. She also served on the Instruction Committee and the Budget Committee of the Fairfax County Council of PTAs. Her other PTA experience includes serving as president, newsletter editor, volunteer coordinator, secretary, and Foreign Language Experience (FLEX) coordinator for Weyanoke Elementary School; and newsletter editor, secretary, and volunteer coordinator for the Holmes Middle School PTA. She ran unsuccessfully for the Mason District seat on the school board in 1995. In 1973 she graduated with distinction from the University of Virginia with a BA in English.