Designation:Career & Technical Education Principal
Phone:757-766-1100 ext. 3306
Dewey W. Ray Jr. is a native of Hampton, VA and a graduate of Hampton City Schools. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Christopher Newport University and a Master of Education from Old Dominion University, and an education specialist degree in educational leadership and administration from The George Washington University. Mr. Ray joined the New Horizons Butler Farm Campus in October 2014, following 17 years of service within Newport News Public Schools. During his educational tenure, he has served as principal, science instructional supervisor, STEM magnet program administrator, teacher, and athletic coach.
His professional career outside of education includes working with two different Fortune 500 Companies. He worked over 10 years as an Analyst for Anheuser Busch InBev in the Quality Assurance Department. He also worked as a Senior Organizational Development Facilitator for Northrop Grumman and was responsible for process reengineering through leadership and lean events.
Working in the consumer product and defense industries along w/ his educational leadership experience has helped shape his mission in career and technical education. His mission involves students learning and developing specific skills to become ready for adult life.