RPS names 4 new principals | Richmond Free of charge Push

Richmond’s George Wythe Higher University and three elementary schools will have new principals in the slide.

Richmond General public Universities Superintendent Jason Kamras introduced that Riddick T. Parker Jr. will provide as the new principal of George Wythe Higher Faculty. He will change Joseph Pisani, who turned principal at the South Facet college in 2019.

The 3 new interim elementary faculty principals are Donalda Chumney at J.B. Fisher Elementary, Ebony Davis at Blackwell Elementary and Rickeita Jones at Woodville Elementary.

They are replacing principals Cleveland Walton at Fisher, Teresa Anderson at Blackwell and Shannon Washington at Woodville.

All of the previous principals are no longer with the district.

The new elementary principals are interim appointments due to the fact they have not long gone via the group panel of the variety process, RPS officers reported. All have experience as principals or assistant principal with RPS or in other districts.

Mr. Parker was an assistant principal at Armstrong Significant Faculty, the place he performed an integral role in growing the school’s graduation and attendance premiums. He also beforehand labored for Baltimore Town General public Faculties, wherever he guided the growth of innovative literacy and graduation pathway packages.

He attained a bachelor’s in history and communications from the University of North Carolina ahead of joining the NFL’s San Diego Chargers in 1995 and enjoying with the Seattle Seahawks from 1996 to 2000. His professional soccer occupation ended with the San Francisco 49ers in 2004.

Mr. Parker also attained a master’s in public administration and a graduate certification in curriculum, instruction and assessment from Walden College and a graduate certificate in university administration and supervision from Johns Hopkins University.

A Richmond indigenous, Ms. Chumney has served as chief educational officer in Connecticut, a superintendent of a college district in New York Metropolis and as the principal of a higher education-preparatory middle college in the Bronx.

She commenced her educating career in 2004 as a unique training instructor of students identified with autism. She is a graduate of American University’s Faculty of Public Affairs and gained a master’s in urban training from Temple University, and a master’s in special education and childhood training from Mercy University.

Ms. Davis has served as assistant principal at Highland Springs Substantial School in Henrico, enjoying an integral role in enhancing the school’s on-time graduation charge. She was responsible for leading a team that supported students in creating tutorial gains in science and Career Specialized Instruction.

She previously has served as a science teacher, dean of pupils and assistant principal at different educational institutions in Central Virginia. She attained a bachelor’s in chemistry from Norfolk Point out College, a master’s in schooling from Strayer University and a master’s in administration and supervision from NSU.

Ms. Jones has served as assistant principal at Westover Hills Elementary School. She began her profession as a science trainer with RPS, rose to office chair for science in Henrico County Public Educational institutions and was principal of Meherrin Elementary College in Southampton County.

Ms. Jones earned a bachelor’s in chemistry from Virginia Union University and a master’s in academic management from Virginia State University.