Tashiana Ivy has spent her career dedicated to ensuring students in urban environments have high-quality educational experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. Prior to being selected as the new principal of Albert Hill Middle School, Mrs. Ivy served as an assistant principal at Martin Luther King Jr., Middle School, directly supporting teachers in educating the whole child and equipping students for success. Before her role as an assistant principal, Mrs. Ivy served for eleven years as a middle and high school Science and Math teacher in Richmond Public Schools. Mrs. Ivy earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from Spelman College and a Master’s in Educational Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Christopher Jacobs is a career changer with more than fifteen years of experience in business management and customer service. He started his career in education as an elementary Exceptional Education teacher at Broad Rock Elementary here in RPS. He transferred to Albert Hill Middle School for the 2014-2015 school year as a Special Education math teacher. At Albert Hill, he was selected as the Albert Hill “Teacher of the Year” in 2016, served on the Leadership Committee and Discipline Committee, coached the flag football team, volunteered for the Police Athletic League (PAL) , and worked as the Dean of Students for 6th graders during the 2016-17 school year. He earned his Master of Education in Leadership and Supervision from Averett University in December, 2017. He has been the Assistant Principal at Albert Hill since 2019.