Who Are We?

Richmond Public Schools is participating in the Yale National Initiative to strengthen teaching in public schools®. We are currently building capacity for the creation of a Teachers Institute for ­Richmond.

This website includes information for administrators, teachers, and faculty and anyone interested in learning more about our local efforts and the Teachers Institute Approach.

Our 2021 Yale National Fellows are:

  • Taryn Coullier, Elizabeth D. Redd Elementary School
  • Emma Kessler, Bellevue Elementary School
  • Tara McCrone, Chimborazo Elementary School
  • Joanna Minott, Huguenot High School
  • Karen Mullins, Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School
  • Valerie J. Schwarz, Mary Munford Elementary School
  • Stephen Strauss, River City Middle School
  • Kaitlin Waldron, River City Middle School