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"I want to show youth that 'community faces change spaces.' I want them to know they can change the spaces that they enter."

Raylaja Waller

5th-8th Grade Pathway Coach


Raylaja Waller (Ms. Ray) is a 2020 graduate of Virginia State University where she studied Criminal Justice and Political Science.

As a former Charlottesville High School graduate, AVID Student, and Charlottesville City of Promise alumna, Ms.Raylaja is equipped with the knowledge and skills to assist students in a transformative experience within City of Promise.

Previously, Raylaja has been a short- and long-term substitute, Instructional Assistant, and one-on-one Behavior Assistant throughout Charlottesville City Schools, as well as a camp leader with Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

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