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Meet Principal Kecia Ryan

Ms. Kecia Ryan has spent over 25 years serving the students and families of Richmond Public Schools. Prior to being selected as the assistant principal and then principal of J.L. Francis, Ms. Ryan served as a middle school English teacher. During her long career in education, she remains steadfast in her belief that providing equity in education gives all students the support they need to be successful.

Additionally, Ms. Ryan began her career in education with Orange County Public Schools in Orlando, Florida. Ms. Ryan earned her Bachelor’s in English from the University of Alabama, and a Master’s in Educational Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Meet Assistant Principal Camille Calloway Williams

Camille  Calloway was born and raised in Hampton, VA. She attended Hampton University where she received a Bachelor's degree in Communicative Sciences & Disorders and a Master’s in Teaching Special Education. A few years later, she then received a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Regent University. She has taught ninth through twelfth grade, and has been an instructional specialist for special education. She is currently going into her 20th year in education. In her free time, Ms. Calloway enjoys random acts of kindness, dining out, shopping, baking and spending time with family and friends. She believes the secret to a happy life is helping others. She is blessed that she has achieved much in her life and wants to help others find the same success.

Ms. Calloway is excited to re-join the J.L. Francis community and is looking forward to serving the students, staff and parents!


Phone: 804.745.3702