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Division Teachers of the Year

Rahmah Johnson

2020, Thomas Jefferson High School

Ashley Bland

2021. John B. Cary Elementary School

Kiara Thompson

2022, Thomas C. Boushall Middle School

We honored the 2020, 2021 and 2022 School and Division Teachers of the Year:

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Angela Jones holding Lucille Brown Impact Award Trophy on stage at RPS Shines

The Lucille M. Brown Impact Award

Angela Jones

Director of Culture, Climate, and Student Services

Ms. Jones received the Lucille M. Brown Impact Award for her unparalleled contributions to the well-being of our students over the past 27 years. Learn more about the impact Angela continues to make every day:

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Judy Deichman accepting the equity award on stage at RPS Shines

The Rodney A. Robinson Equity in Education Award

Judy Deichman

Instructional Specialist, Library Media Services

Ms. Deichman received the Rodney A. Robinson Equity in Education Award for her work cultivating a love for reading across RPS. Get a glimpse into Judy’s role and the passion she exudes for all things books:

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School Teachers of the Year

2022 TOYs  2021 TOYs  2020 TOYs 

student emcee and support staff of the year award winner accepting award at RPS Shines 2022

The 2022 Support Staff of the Year Award

Tyrelle Williamson

Head Custodian, Miles J. Jones Elementary School

Mr. Williamson received the Support Staff of the Year Award for always going above and beyond to care for his building – and more importantly, for the students and staff who call it home. We're so grateful to Mr. Williamson and the hundreds of support staff he represents!

2022 Support Staff of the Year

latonya waller accepting the principal of the year award at RPS Shines

The 2022 Principal of the Year Award

Latonya Waller

Principal, Thomas C. Boushall Middle School

Principal Waller received the Principal of the Year Award for her exemplary leadership throughout the pandemic and for posting some of the largest post-pandemic gains in literacy in math in all of RPS. Principal Waller is also a former Virginia Teacher of the Year.