Faculty & Staff

 

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Administration
Dr. Deia Champ, Principal
Joseph Amico, Associate Principal 
John Elmore, Assistant Principal (6th grade administrator)
Linda Hill, Assistant Principal  (8th grade administrator)
Silvanus Thrower, Assistant Principal (7th grade administrator)

School Counseling
Awanta Miles, Director of Counseling, 8th grade (Receive messages via text)
Kendra Brown, Counselor, 6th grade (Receive messages via text)
Brittany Nill, Counselor, College Readiness Center/GYSA (Receive messages via text)
Sandra Rucker, Counselor, 7th grade (Receive messages via text)
Kimberly Jones, Registrar
Blythe Lang, School Psychologist
Ashley Waddell, School Social Worker
Christine Albrecht, Speech Pathologist
Liz Smith, Speech Pathologist


Main Office
Shawn Atkins, Financial Secretary
Terry Harris, Attendance Secretary
Linda Johnson, Principal’s Secretary


CTE/Unified Arts
Ed Handsome, CTE/Tech Systems (Dept. Chair)
Jeff Dowdy, Art (Dept. Chair)
Neha Goradia, Business
Michael Hawkins, Band
Karla Livas-Benavides, World Languages
Brinda Massenburg, Family and Consumer Science
Amber Hughes, Chorus
Johanna Garrity, Art

Library
Katie Kier, Librarian
Kay Jordan, Library Assistant


English & Reading
Tiffany Woods (Dept. Chair)
Samantha DiBiase
Andrea Handy
Gale Henderson
Antoinette Jackson
Temeca Maddox
Simone Robinson
Kristina Seay
Sheridan Summer
Emily Williams
Debra Woodcock


Social Studies

Telessa Meeks, CRC 7 (Dept. Chair)
Casey Browning
James Johnson
Daniel Nicholas
Devin O'Meara
Matthew Seidita


Science

Rhonda Kass (Dept. Chair)
Tenesha Coates-Lewis
Dolores Gunter, CRC 8
Irene Murray
Danielle Nugent, CRC 8
Elliott Rouillard
Shamaila Syed

Math
Meighan Dober, CRC 7 (Dept. Chair)
Michael Dunson
Sherida Evans
Chandra Grant
Jennifer Henry
Bryant Hutter
Dondre Lightfoot
Courtney Muse, CRC 8
Parish Talley
Tiffany Vietinghoff


Health & Physical Education
Shahidah Jackson (Dept. Chair)
Silas Carter
Lauren Harris
Edward Schneck
Chris Thornton


Exceptional Education
Wanda Cook (Dept. Chair)
Michelle Ryan (Dept. Chair)
Danielle Antonacci
Dorota Ceglarz
Christine Chambers
Carmen Freeze
Miyah Jones-Lewis
Rashad Lowery
Sandra McInnis
Molly Monaghan
Michelle Nimmons
Jalysa Taylor

Gifted Young Scholars Academy (GYSA)
Patricia Griffin, GYSA Coordinator
Joseph Bailey
Tara Brown
Yan Gao
Jessica Kennedy
Christopher Kresge

Instructional Aides
Eil Banks (FT)
Sandra Bynum (PT)
Betty Byrd (FT)
Patrick Clement (FT)
Ivy Drew (FT)
Monica Gonzalez (PT)
Deona Harris (PT)
Paula Jones (FT)
Manahil Mustafa (FT)
Brenda Roane (FT)
John Tonello (PT)
Jacqueline White (PT)


Support Staff

Nicholas Bridgwood, TST
Jennifer Collins, Communities In Schools of Richmond Site Coordinator
George Farrow, Family Advocate
Tommy Golden, Coordinator for Assessment and Remediation
Tina Graham, Cafeteria Manager
Amy Haines, Clinic
Stacie Hudson-Green, Alternative Learning Center Coordinator
Japeira Keys, Instructional Coach
Nancy Lewis, ESL
Katelyn Martin, Innovative Learning Coach
Carla Minor, Reading Specialist/Title 1
Kaitlin Ray, Math Coach
Edward Schneck, Athletic Director
Rodney Wilson, SSO

Wade Lowry, Maintenance Supervisor
Emmanuel Riley, Daytime Maintenance/Custodian
Greg Wyatt, Daytime Custodian
Mena Nageeb, Evening Custodian Supervisor
Luther Hanna, Evening Custodian
Wael Hanna, Evening Custodian
Milchael Samouel, Evening Custodian