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Cherita H. Sears
Cherita Holland Sears has spent her career promoting socio-emotional growth, academic achievement, and equity in urban schools. Prior to being selected as the new principal of Thomas Jefferson High School, Mrs. Sears served as both the principal and assistant principal at Albert H. Hill Middle School. Previously, Mrs. Sears served as Dean of Students at Meadowbrook High School in Chesterfield County, following a thirteen-year career teaching English in Richmond Public Schools and Chesterfield County Public Schools. She holds a Bachelor's degree in English Education from Old Dominion University and a Master's degree in Educational Leadership from Liberty University.