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Manchester Middle School

Chesterfield County Public Schools


David Altizer, Principal

Mr. Altizer has been part of the CCPS family since 2004. He taught US and World History at Thomas Dale High School for 8 years while also coaching JV and Varsity football as well as JV baseball for the Knights. Mr. Altizer began his career in administration at Bailey Bridge Middle School in 2012. After 4 years at BBMS, Mr. Altizer joined the admin team as the Associate Principal at Manchester High School. Two years later he became your Principal at Manchester mIddle School.

Mr. Altizer received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2004 and his Master of Education degree in Educational Administration from Lamar University in 2013.

Scott Fortune, Assistant Principal

Mr. Fortune rejoined the CCPS team in 2019 as an Assistant Principal at Manchester Middle School. He previously taught US History and US Civics at Falling Creek Middle School. Mr. Fortune began his career in administration at L.C. Bird High School as the Dean of Students. He became an Assistant Principal at Fairfield Middle School (HCPS). Two years later, Mr. Fortune was thrilled to rejoin the CCPS team.

Mr. Fortune received his Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from Virginia State University in 2001 and his Master of Education degree from Regent University. He received an Education Specialist degree in Educational Administration from Liberty University.

Todd Romer, Assistant Principal

Mr. Romer joined the CCPS Team in 2007 as an Administrative Assistant at Swift Creek Middle School . Previously, he taught classes that included students with special needs at Short Pump Middle School (HCPS) and Powhatan High School (PCPS). Mr. Romer also spent time after school hours coaching wrestling and baseball. For the past 10 years, Mr. Romer has worked at Manchester Middle School as an Assistant Principal.

Mr. Romer earned his Bachelors of Science Degree in Psychology from Longwood University in 1997 and continued his education by obtaining his Masters of Education in Special Education in 1998. After a few years of teaching, Mr. Romer earned his Post-Masters in Administration and Supervision from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2001.

Kami Louth, Dean of Students

Ms. Louth joined the CCPS family in 1998. She taught students receiving special education at Crenshaw Elementary and Spring Run Elementary. In 2003 she joined Manchester Middle as a special education teacher. Ms. Louth began her career in administration at Manchester Middle school in 2012 as the Administrator of Special Education. After 4 years as the ASE, Ms. Louth extended her administrative role to Dean of Students.

Ms. Louth earned her Bachelor’s of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. She earned her Masters of Education, Special Education, Emotional Disability from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2000 and her Post Master’s Certificate, Administration and Supervision in 2011.