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Dr. Gayle Hines, Principal

Dr. Gayle Hines is proud to serve as the principal of Matoaca Middle School. Gayle started her career as a History and Social Studies teacher at Matoaca High School in 1998. She has served in the role of History and Social Sciences Instructional Specialist and Assistant Principal at Providence Middle School before returning to the Matoaca community in 2015. Gayle strives to build a community of learners that will help to shape the future of the world. She and her husband have 3 children and 3 frenchies. In her free time she enjoys growing flowers and baking bread.

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Beth Morris, Associate Principal

Beth started her career as an English teacher in New Hampshire before moving to Virginia. Over her 15 year career in CCPS, Beth has taught at James River High School and Midlothian High School before joining the Providence Middle School team as a Dean of Students and, a year later, an Assistant Principal. Beth is passionate about building relationships with students, partnering with the community, and collaborating with staff and faculty to create great opportunities for kids.

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Kimberly Chappell, Assistant Principal

Kim started her career as a mathematics teacher here at Matoaca Middle School in 2011. She moved into administration as Dean of Students and then Assistant Principal. Kim believes in the potential for all students to be successful and strives to provide the necessary support for every student during the transitional middle school years, as well as working with faculty and staff to provide a safe and welcoming learning environment for every child.

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Kevin Clear, Dean of Students

Kevin started his career in Hopewell Public Schools as a middle school math teacher. After serving in the City of Hopewell for 7 years, Kevin came to Matoaca Middle School as a math teacher in 2019. He moved into administration during the 2021 – 2022 school year as Matoaca’s Dean of Students. Kevin is solutions driven and works to create a positive teaching and learning experience for teachers and students. Kevin is proud to be a part of the Matoaca Middle admin team and to serve the students of the Matoaca community.