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Mr. Tillman

Guilford Family,

My name is Rolando Tillman, and I am excited to join Guilford Elementary as Principal. I am looking forward to establishing deep, long-lasting relationships with the Guilford staff, students and the community. As your Principal, I will promote and nurture a culturally responsive environment that assures a fair opportunity
for all learners to grow socially, emotionally, and mentally. I will strive to make a major impact on our school community in and outside of our school building.

I have thirteen years of educational experience spanning grades PK-12, with a concentration in health and physical education, community counseling, and school administration. My most recent experience was as an elementary assistant principal at Horizon Elementary within LCPS. Prior to my administrative experience, I held roles as school safety chair, school activities director, and resource team lead. I am one of 4 boys hailing from Long Island, New York! I am a proud graduate of Virginia State University and Longwood University.

I am eager to work with our awesome Assistant Principal Mrs. Cho and the outstanding Guilford staff. We will maintain a safe, welcoming, affirming, and inclusive learning environment for all learners. 

As we continue to encourage families to be partners in the educational process, I will remain accessible in a variety of ways to maximize active communication efforts with the Guilford community. 

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