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Dr. Michael Sidebotham

Mike Sidebotham has been the principal at Grafton Village since 2007. Prior to coming to GVES, he served as assistant principal at Garrisonville Elementary and taught at Stafford Elementary. Born and raised in Ohio, Mike earned his Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Bowling Green State University. He moved to Virginia to begin his teaching career and later earned his Master's degree in Administration and Supervision from Virginia Commonwealth University. Mike notes that he loves working at Grafton Village because of the excellent staff and wonderful students and supportive families. Mike lives in Stafford with his wife, Becca, children, Helena and Cameron, and pets, Charlie, Maggie, and Squeaky.