NORTH CHESTERFIELD, Va. –– Riverside School, Virginia’s most trusted school for dyslexic
students in kindergarten through eighth grade, has announced the hiring of Anne Kunkle as School Office Manager.
Ms. Kunkle arrives with extensive office and school experience, including working for a number of years as a substitute teacher and an elementary school counselor in Chesterfield. In her role at Riverside, Ms. Kunkle will handle administrative duties in connection with the school’s teachers, staff, students, parents, alumni, and others, with a particular emphasis on assisting the Head of School, Associate Head of School, as well as being a point of contact for visitors and guests. She began her capacities on Jan. 7.
Her experience in an educational setting includes working for Chesterfield County Public Schools as a substitute teacher (2011-18) and an elementary school counselor (1999-2006). During her tenure, she carried out lesson plans for both classroom and resource teachers and promoted the personal, social, and academic development of students in a safe and inclusive learning environment. Ms. Kunkle also aided in providing support, direction, and resolution to issues facing students, parents, teachers, and school staff.
Prior to entering the field of education, Ms. Kunkle worked at Wachovia Bank (1996-99).
Ms. Kunkle earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology (minor in Early Childhood Education) from James Madison University and a Master’s of Arts in Education with a major in School Counseling from Virginia Tech. She is also a graduate of Cave Spring High School in Roanoke, Va.
ABOUT RIVERSIDE SCHOOL
Riverside School is Virginia’s most trusted school for dyslexic students in kindergarten through eighth grade. An independent day school based in Richmond, Va., Riverside’s mission is to provide remediation of language skills for students with dyslexia and similar language-based learning differences in grades K-8. Riverside provides a tailored curriculum and utilizes the Orton-Gillingham (O-G) Approach to support the needs of students. With this in mind, Riverside’s teaching approach is dedicated to providing small classes, individualized curriculum, one-on-one instruction, and a nurturing environment to enhance the learning experiences of children with dyslexia.