serving the communities of

Ettrick / matoaca, virginia

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Tau Phi Omega Celebrating 113 Years of

Service to all Mankind



Service To All Mankind


President's greeting


Ta’Neshia Ford is a proud graduate of Richmond Public Schools. She graduated with honors

from John F. Kennedy High School and went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree in English

Education from Virginia State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Ta’Neshia also holds

a Master of Education Degree in Reading and a Postmaster’s degree in Administration and

Supervision from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has had an extensive and successful

career in education with Richmond Public Schools, serving in several capacities including

English Teacher, English Department Chair, and Assistant Principal. In 2012, she was named

George Wythe High School’s Teacher of the Year. Her career also includes her service as a

Literacy Coach for Virginia Commonwealth University. During her tenure there, Ta’Neshia

worked extensively with the Early Reading First Literacy Grants.

Ta’Neshia is currently principal at Virgie Binford Education Center. A school housed within the

Richmond Juvenile Detention Home. In addition to pursuing her own passions in education,

Ta’Neshia enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading and playing word games.

Ta’Neshia was initiated into Tau Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc. on June 11,

2017. As a member of Tau Phi Omega, Ta’Neshia has been target five- Global Impact Chair, a

member of the technology, audit, fundraising and bylaws committees. Ta’Neshia has held

several elected positions within the chapter as well including financial secretary, nominating

committee, vice president and her current position as president. She has a passion for service

and for her beloved sisterhood.

All meetings have been changed to a virtual platform until further notice.  Tau Phi Omega would like our community to stay safe by following the guidelines of the CDC.  May God Bless you!


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