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RPS Direct Update - July 1, 2021

RPS Direct Update - July 1, 2021

Dear #RPSStrong Family, What a storm! Please stay safe, everyone. Tonight's updates: Principal Appointments – I'm thrilled to announce the following principal appointments for the 2021-22 school year. Please join me in congratulating these wonderful leaders on their new roles! George Wythe HS – Riddick T. Parker Jr. will serve as the new principal of George Wythe High School. Mr. Parker is an educational leader with more than 15 years of administrative experience in urban education. Prior to his appointment at Wythe, Mr. Parker served as an assistant principal at Armstrong High School where he played an integral role in increasing the school's graduation and attendance rates. Previously, Mr. Parker served as an education consultant for Baltimore City Public Schools where he guided the development of innovative literacy and graduation pathway programs. Mr. Parker earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina in history and communications; a master's degree in public administration and a graduate certificate in curriculum, instruction, and assessment from Walden University; and a graduate certificate in school administration and supervision from Johns Hopkins University.