Patrick Henry charter school announces hiring of principal

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Pamela L. Boyd has been announced as the new principal of Richmond's Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts, the first charter school and the first elementary charter school in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

According to a release from the city, in her most recent administrative position, she served as the principal of Charles City High in Charles City, Virginia, for four years.  During her time as principal was instrumental in maintaining the school's accreditation, the release declared.

On the list of immediate items for Boyd to address in regards to the school, will be the hiring of a teaching and support staff, confirmation of school calendar, and establishing the hours of school operation.

Boyd brings a wealth of experience from the classroom and administration, and was most recently employed at Henrico, Virginia, at Fairfield Middle School in Henrico, Virginia, as a technology teacher. Prior to that she also served as dean of students, and as an administrator-in-training at Meadowbrook High School, Chesterfield County, Virginia.  Boyd also spent 17 years in public education in Maryland and North Carolina.

Boyd received her Masters of Education in Education Supervision and Administration from Virginia State University in 2005 and a Bachelor of Science, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in 1986.

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