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Dr. Diron T. Ford is an Assistant Principal at Woodside High School located in Newport News, Virginia. In addition, to his administrative role, he also serves as the Executive Director of the Newport News Public Schools RISE! Male Empowerment Network. He has twenty-five years of experience as an educator with extensive research on educating and mentoring African-American males while conducting presentations at the local, state, and national level. Dr. Ford also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia.

My Year With COVID: Practical Leadership Lessons

In my role as Assistant Principal at Woodside High School,...

Building a Youth Leadership Program: The Woodside High School Story

According to the National Alliance for Secondary Education and Transition,...

Boys Read Too Summer Reading Program: Engaging African American Males in Reading

During the 2019-2020 school year, I took a special interest...