After graduating from George Mason University, Mr. Diamond started as a History teacher at Charles City Middle School in Charles City County Public Schools in 2006. After two years, Mr. Diamond transferred to Richmond Public Schools. Mr. Diamond spent eight years teaching at Thompson Middle School in RPS. In 2016, he joined team Chesterfield as a Social Studies teacher at Falling Creek Middle School.
After a year of teaching at Falling Creek Middle School, Mr. Diamond decided to pursue a degree in Administration and Supervision. That same year, he was hired as the Dean of Students at FCMS where he spent two years in that role. During his time as Dean of Students, Mr. Diamond worked closely with the ESL students, Social Studies department, and started an outdoor adventure club to support students in their social/emotional development. In 2019, Mr. Diamond graduated from UVA with a masters in Administration and Supervision. That same year, he moved to Robious Middle School as the Associate Principal. After three years, Mr. Diamond became principal of RMS.
Mr. Diamond feels that kindness and communication are key to a successful partnership and is honored to be the principal of Robious Middle School. Go Raiders!
Mrs. Kilpatrick is a former US History and Civics teacher, where she served the communities of Matoaca Middle School and Manchester Middle School. Additionally, she spent two years as Dean of Students at James River High School and two years at Robious Middle School as Assistant Principal.
With a strong belief in the value of becoming immersed in the school community, she worked in several additional capacities, such as grade level team leader, PBIS team leader and step team advisor. Coaching and mentorship of new teachers has become one of her passions as an educator; to this end she currently serves on the New Teacher Induction Program Advisory Board for Chesterfield.
Mrs. Kilpatrick earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Government from George Mason University, her Master’s in Teaching from Mary Baldwin College and her Master’s in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Richmond. Further, she and her husband Brian are delighted to be parents to two wonderful children, Leah and Kellan. She is happy to remain a part of the Robious family in a new capacity as Associate Principal.
8th Grade Administrator
Erin Guthe joins the Robious community with fourteen years of experience as an educator. Originally from Knoxville, TN, Erin graduated from UNC Greensboro in 2004 with a degree in Fine and Performing Arts, and pursued her teaching certification, which she earned from Old Dominion University in 2008. Erin started her educational career in Hampton, VA, where she enjoyed serving as Instructional Coach in addition to working with students in the English Language Arts classroom. Upon relocating to Richmond, VA in 2015, Erin joined Chesterfield County Public Schools, again working in the English Language Arts classroom. Erin has most recently served as Dean of Students at Clover Hill High School. In 2021, Erin earned her Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Virginia. She enjoys working with teachers and students and finds joy in building strong relationships based on respect and trust. She lives with her wife in Richmond, and loves to garden, play video games, read, and spend time with her family.
7th Grade Administrator
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Julie is going into her 9th year in education and is excited to be moving into administration as the Dean at Robious Middle School. She began her career at Falling Creek Middle School where she worked for 7 years. During her time at Falling Creek she was an Algebra 1/Algebra Prep Teacher, Math Department Chair, Title 1 Math Coach, and Coordinator of the 21st Century After School Program. She worked at Elizabeth Davis Middle School for one year as an Algebra 1 Teacher. She received her Bachelors from Longwood University in Elementary and Middle School Education with endorsements in Math and Science. She received her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Richmond. She went back to Longwood to add on a Leadership Endorsement.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with my family and friends!
Dean of Students
6th Grade Administrator