Our Namesake

Wilbert Tucker Woodson

Wilbert Tucker Woodson was the second-longest serving superintendent of Fairfax County Public Schools (1929-1961). He led the school system during the consolidation era, the Great Depression, World War II, and the first decade-and-a-half of the post-World War II baby boom. You can learn more about Superintendent Woodson on the FCPS website. The following video biography of Superintendent Woodson was created for the “What’s in a Name?” video series that airs on FCPS TV channel Red Apple 21.