RICKEY L. ROSS

Volunteer and Social Media Manager in Norfolk, VA


Rickey Ross is a proud native of the City of Norfolk, he’s a product of the Norfolk Public Schools, and a recently retired Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher after 19 years of service with the Norfolk Public Schools, plus an additional year of service spent with Newport News Public Schools. With his Endorsement in Technology Education at the Secondary Level, he has taught at all of the middle and high schools in the City of Norfolk over the years, and as a young student he attended St.Helena Elementary 1966–70, Lindenwood Elementary 1970–72, Willard Junior High (formerly Lafayette-Winona Middle & currently Academy of Discovery @ Lakewood) 1972–75, and Granby High School 1975–78 where he graduated with a General Diploma. He completed his undergraduate education at Norfolk State University in 1984 with a B.S. in his Major: Industrial Arts Education (Technology Education) & Minored in Electronics , and he also attended both Norfolk State and Old Dominion Universities for graduate studies in administration.

Mr. Ross’s civic involvement includes a sample of the following:

. Norfolk Mayor’s Commission for Persons with Disabilities

. Community Advisory Board for Norfolk Public Health

. Norfolk Police Department Citizen’s Academy Fall Session # 41: August 25, 2016 — November 17, 2016

· Immediate Past President — Norfolk Federation of Civic Leagues

· Treasurer, Websites/Nextdoor Administrator- Meadowbrook Woods Civic League

· Former Hampton Roads Committee of 200 + Men

· Former Vice President & Building Rep — Norfolk Federation of Teachers Local 4261 AFL-CIO

· Former Steering Committee, Norfolk GAINS

· Former Norfolk Public Schools Strategic Planning Action Team Member

. Former Greater Norfolk Corporation/Norfolk Public Schools Career & Technical High School Task Force

. Former Governor’s School for S.T.E.M. (Science Technology Engineering & Math) Task Force

Married to Deborah E. Ross, his “high school sweetheart” for 30 years (AUG 24th) — no children, however, currently a nephew @ Maury, a niece graduated Granby MAY 2016, & a grand niece graduated Maury MAY 2014 — Studies Sociology with a Minor in Human Services @ ODU!



  • WORK
  • Ross Enterprises
  • EDUCATION
  • Norfolk State University