Leadership Overview

Operations

  • Dr. Wayne Lyle

     

    Dr. Wayne Lyle
    Chief Operations Officer

     

    Dr. Wayne Lyle holds a doctorate in Education from Virginia Tech, a Curriculum and Instruction specialist degree from the University of Virginia, a Masters of Education degree from the University of Virginia, and a Bachelor of Science in interdisciplinary studies from Radford University. He has served as a classroom teacher, as well as an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia. He spent 9 years in school administration and has been an instructional supervisor. 

  • Child Nutrition
  • Maintenance and Operations
  • Safety and Security
  • Technology
  • Transportation

Human Resources

  • Dr. Natalie Halloran

     

    Dr. Natalie Halloran
    Chief Human Resources Officer

     

    Dr. Natalie Halloran holds a doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, an Educational Specialist Degree in Administration and Supervision from the University of Virginia, a Masters in Foundations of Education from Troy State University, and a Bachelors in Journalism, as well as a certification in Early Childhood Education, from Norfolk State University. She has also received SHRM and Reading Recovery certifications from Old Dominion University. In Norfolk Public Schools, Dr. Halloran served as a classroom teacher, instructional specialist, school administrator, coordinator, and senior director. She spent six years in the Office of School Quality at the Virginia Department of Education as an ESEA Lead Coordinator. She has also served as the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources and Federal Programs for Franklin City Public Schools.

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  • Andrea Gillus
    Chief Financial Officer

    Andrea Gillus is a graduate of Hampton University in Accounting. She has experience in the private sector as an accountant. Her previous roles in education include contracted consultant, Director of Budget and Operations in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, and Chief Financial Officer at Winston Salem-Forsyth County Schools.

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Curriculum and Instruction

  • Takiwi Milton-Babalola

     

    Takiwi Milton-Babalola
    Chief Academic Officer

     

    Takiwi Milton-Babalola holds an Educational Specialist in Teaching and Learning degree and a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Augusta State University, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Paine College. She has certifications in mathematics, gifted education, and leadership. She has 13 years of experience as a math teacher, as well as a professor of mathematics at Paine College. She has served as an instructional coach and professional learning, as well as a K-12 Mathematics Curriculum Coordinator.

  • Accountability & Assessment
  • Career, Technical, & Adult Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Federal Programs
  • Office for Exceptional Children
  • Professional Learning
  • Student Support Services