Assistant Principal's Bio
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Mrs. Ray is joining Ginter Park ES from Chesterfield County Public Schools where her most recent role was a school-based Special Education Coordinator. She has 6 years of district level leadership experience serving as a Literacy Liaison, Summer School Coordinator, and Special Education Liaison. Prior to serving at the district level, Mrs. Ray enjoyed 6 years of classroom teaching experience. She earned her Bachelor's in Social Work from West Chester University, Master’s in Special Education from VCU, and Endorsement in Administration and Supervision from Longwood University. Originally from the Philadelphia area, Mrs. Ray began her educational career as a 1:1 aide. She and her family moved to the Richmond area in 2006. She is an avid Eagles Fan, and shares that her passion and enthusiasm for life and learning is contagious. "My school vision is creating a student-centered learning environment that fosters acceptance, promotes hands-on learning, teaches critical thinking, and creates a growth mindset for all students, families, faculty, and staff members."