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Dr. Dashan Turner - Principal

Dashan Turner

I have worked in education for 20 years. I have worked in leadership positions, including elementary and secondary level principalships and several district-level executive positions. Most recently, I served as the Asst. Superintendent of Human Resources within Arlington Public Schools. I spent several years working for school districts within the Northern Neck of Virginia as an Assistant Principal, Principal, and Director of Student Services. During my tenure as Principal of Washington and Lee High School (2014-2015) and Washington District Elementary School (2009-2012), my instructional leadership and ability to cultivate teacher leadership were evident as both schools achieved full accreditation by improving instructional performance in critical areas. 

As a leader and lifelong learner, I believe in being intentional about my learning. I recently completed my Doctorate at Northcentral University in March of 2020. My dissertation focused on understanding the impact of trait emotional intelligence on school superintendents. In addition, I have achieved other education degrees from Liberty University and a small community college in Mississippi (Holmes Community College).

Dr. Turner, his wife Candace Turner, and children (Alicia, Sydney, Brandon & Brooklyn) look forward to joining the North Nation Community. 

Vacant, Assistant Principal

North Stafford High School is seeking a dedicated and dynamic individual with proven educational leadership experience, a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership or Administration, and a commitment to fostering a positive, inclusive, and engaging learning environment to join our administrative team as an Assistant Principal.

Ms. Lisa Allmond, Assistant Principal

Lisa Allmond

Ms. Allmond is excited to be a part of such a dedicated group of educators.  Ms. Allmond has been in education for over 20 years.  In those years she has served as a Teacher, Instructional Coach through NC New Teacher support program (UNC Chapel Hill), Alternative Ed Administrator, and Dean of Students.

Ms. Allmond believes in supporting the whole child and bridging the gap between all educational stakeholders.  Ms. Allmond is a graduate of Barton College, where she earned a B.S in Political Science and a B.A in Religion and Philosophy.  She furthered her educational journey through NC Wesleyan and received her certificate in Education and obtained her Advanced Degree in Educational Leadership from Cambridge.  Ms. Allmond loves history and continued her studies in Classical History with American Public University. 

Presently Ms. Allmond is concluding her last program of studies at Andersonville of School of Theology with her Doctorate of Theology. Most importantly she is a mother of Wyndsor Lee. 

Before joining Stafford County Public Schools Ms. Allmond served as a Dean of Students for Chesterfield County Public Schools.

Why statement: Ms. Allmond believes that when you have been afforded many opportunities in life you need to pay it forward.  Every child deserves an educator that is willing to move heaven and earth to make their educational experience memorable and meaningful.  She wants to have that positive impact in a child’s life!

Mrs. Victoria Basile, Assistant Principal

Victoria Basile

Victoria began her career in education in North Carolina as a high school Spanish teacher and joined the Stafford family in 2018 as a Spanish teacher at Shirley Heim Middle School. Before joining North Stafford, Victoria worked as the Coordinator of World Languages and Cultures for Stafford Schools. 

She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Education and a Master’s in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and a Certification in Educational Leadership from Longwood University. 

Mr. Brandon Neal, Assistant Principal

Brandon Neal

Mr. Neal is entering his 1st year in Stafford County and his 18th year working in schools.  Previously he served as an Assistant Principal at Independence Nontraditional School in Prince William County.  While in the classroom, Mr. Neal served as a Band Director at Rippon and Ronald Reagan Middle Schools.  Mr. Neal holds a degree in Music Education from West Virginia University and a Master of Education Leadership from George Mason University.  Mr. Neal resides in Stafford County with his wife and 3 children.

Mr. Neal is passionate about building relationships as a gateway to academic success. 

Mr. Mark Coleman - Director of Student Activities and Athletics

Mark Coleman