Tolson prides itself on hiring high quality staff from diverse backgrounds. To ensure that our scholars receive a world-class education, Tolson provides our Team & Family with ongoing professional development opportunities to meet the personalized needs of its staff.
Team Tolson (Our Staff)
Meet Our Leaders
Camille Darden has twenty years of experience in urban public schools. She has served as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, instructional facilitator and professional development school compliance coach with the Memphis City Schools. She has experience in elementary, middle school and alternative school settings.
Ms. Darden has facilitated several workshops pertaining to various aspects of school improvement at local and national conferences. Ms. Darden uses her passion for data analysis and curriculum and instruction to build teacher capacity and development. “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically… Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
Stephen Robinson, Assistant Principal
Stephen Robinson has been with Imagine Schools in Cleveland, Ohio and Washington D.C. for the past nine years. During this time, he has served as a classroom teacher in grades 4-8 as well as an academy leader. Mr. Robinson has facilitated workshops relating to differentiated instruction and Response to Intervention.
Mr. Robinson loves to see students grow and mature throughout their time at Imagine Hope Tolson. He believes that partnering with parents and building positive relationships is essential is achieving student success. Mr. Robinson is excited to see all the amazing things that will occur during the 2015-2016 school year.
Grade 3 & 2-5
MS Social Studies
Athletics & Activities Coordinator
Physical Education & Exploratory Academy Leader
Library Media Specialist
Mobile Science Lab