Dr. Timothy W. Vaughn, Jr. was born in Stockton, California, and he is the youngest of four siblings. He has two amazing parents who believed that having a strong spiritual life and focusing on education can shift a person’s station in life. He received a football scholarship to Kentucky State University where he played all four years and was a team captain too. With the support of his family, Dr. Vaughn was able to accomplish what seems to be insurmountable feats as a young man. Dr. Vaughn has a phenomenal wife (Kelli) who is an attorney for the Department of Defense. Additionally, he has two sons: Timothy Vaughn, III who is 18 years old and Titus Vaughn who is 5 years old.
Dr. Vaughn is entering his 17th year in the education field. He has served as a high school principal, middle school principal, high school English teacher, football and track and field coach, university teaching assistant, assistant principal, vice principal, and adjunct professor. Dr. Vaughn has taught in the state of Kentucky, Ohio, and Texas. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in English Education from Kentucky State University, and his Master’s Degree was completed at the University of Dayton in Educational Leadership. Additionally, he was afforded the opportunity to complete a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Leadership at Miami (Ohio) University. Dr. Vaughn’s research is steeped in the notion of developing culturally responsive leaders who utilize critical spirituality and principles of transformative leadership within a school setting. His belief is that all students can succeed in their own way, and it is his responsibility to uplift and empower them to reach their goals and dreams.
Mrs. Kiara Jones was born and raised in Richmond, VA. She attended Old Dominion University where she received a Bachelor's of Science in Biology and a Master's of Public Administration. While at Old Dominion University, she became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
Mrs. Jones began her career in education as a science teacher during the 2016-2017 school year at Boushall Middle School. During her time in the classroom she taught physical science, life science, biology, and earth science. In December 2020 she received her Post Master's Certificate in Educational Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University. Mrs. Jones began her journey as an administrator as an administrative aide and is now entering her first school year as assistant principal. Mrs. Jones is looking forward to nurturing learners and empowering teachers in this new capacity.
Jamie Roberts - Assistant Principal
Ms. Jamie Roberts grew up in a military family and a family of educators. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Virginia Tech and completed her Master's Degree at the University of Virginia. Ms. Roberts went on to get her Supervision and Leadership endorsement at James Madison University. She has taught students at the elementary, middle, and high school level, as well as Community College. Ms. Roberts taught high school and middle school Spanish for 17 years, with her last 8 years in Henrico County.. This is her second year at Boushall Middle School as an Assistant Principal. Ms. Roberts strives to work with the school community to provide an atmosphere in which all students succeed and teachers and staff are supported.
Dr. Patricia R. Aldridge, AAS, BA, M.S., Ed.D, native Richmonder and proud product of RPS is beginning her 6th year as Assistant Principal at T. C. Boushall Middle School. Prior to coming to Boushall, Dr. Aldridge was Full Professor and Chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning at Virginia State University. She earned her Doctor of Education Degree in Curriculum and Instruction and Systemic Change with a concentration in Special Education from Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 2006 and has an endorsement in Administration and Supervision. Dr. Aldridge taught several undergraduate and graduate courses in special education, classroom management, reading, transition, and assessment at VSU for twelve years. Her research interests include Transitioning students to the World-of-work, Independent Living and Post Secondary Education, and Identifying Students who are Gifted and Learning Disabled. She has served as Vice-President, President and Past president of the Virginia Division of Career Development and Transition and was appointed to the Board of Program Reviewers for the National Associate for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) 2011-2018. In addition to holding memberships in several professional organizations, Dr. Aldridge has presented at over 30 local, state, national and international conferences and has authored and co-authored numerous article publications and served as a reviewer for Education and Urban Society Journal, Journal of Career Development, McGraw-Hill Publishers and Pearson eTPA. Prior to her tenure as a university professor, Dr. Aldridge has also taught students with special needs from grades 6 through 12 in Charles City, Henrico and Richmond Public Schools. As a career switcher, Dr. Aldridge is also a Licensed Registered Optician and Board-Certified Contact Lens Dispenser, medication technician and former Program and Benefits Specialist with the Department of Social Services. Dr. Aldridge enjoys working with students of all ages, but her first love is middle school, which was coincidentally the beginning of her teaching career.
Dr. Aldridge is a life-long learner and world traveler, who has an insatiable thirst for knowledge and a great love for her faith, family and friends.
T.C. Boushall scholars are respectful, responsible, and ready to learn and T.C. Boushall faculty and staff are caring, committed, and creative.