LA PLATA, MD – On Tuesday, June 9 the Charles County Board of Education approved the appointment of five new principals and 10 new vice principals for the 2015-16 school year. Additionally, Superintendent Kimberly Hill announced nine principal transfers, nine vice principal transfers and administrative appointments.
New principals include: Christina Caballero, vice principal at Mattawoman Middle School, named as principal at Matthew Henson Middle School; Louis D’Ambrosio, vice principal at William A. Diggs Elementary School, named as principal at Arthur Middleton Elementary School; Kevin Jackson, vice principal at Theodore G. Davis Middle School, named as principal at William B. Wade Elementary School; Kim McClarin, vice principal at North Point High School, named as principal at Theodore G. Davis Middle School; and Susan McCormick, vice principal at Thomas Stone High School, named as principal at John Hanson Middle School.
Hill also announced a number of principal and administrative transfers, including: Evelyn Arnold, principal of La Plata High School, who transfers to principal at the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center; Douglass Dolan, principal of Mattawoman, who transfers to principal at La Plata High School; Sonia Jones, principal of Henson, who transfers to principal of Mattawoman; Kathy Kiessling, principal of Hanson, who transfers to principal of General Smallwood Middle School; Kathy Perriello, principal of Smallwood, who transfers to principal at Henry E. Lackey High School; Sabrina Robinson-Taylor, principal of Middleton, who transfers to principal at Walter J. Mitchell Elementary School; Verniece Rorie, principal of Mitchell, who transfers to principal at Gale-Bailey Elementary School; James Short, principal at Lackey, who has been named as the director, hearing officer/court liaison for the school system; and Stephanie Wesolowski, principal at Davis, who has been named as coordinator of Instructional Assessment.
Vice principal appointments include Paul Alvarez, administrative assistant at Thomas Stone to vice principal at St. Charles High School; Shane Blandford, teacher from William B. Wade Elementary School to vice principal at Mary H. Matula Elementary School; Nichole Bolden, teacher at Mattawoman to vice principal at Milton M. Somers Middle School; Anthony Carroll, instructional resource teacher at Smallwood to vice principal at Henson; Brian King, administrative assistant at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School to vice principal at Davis; Gary Lesko, administrative assistant at St. Charles High School to vice principal at Mattawoman; Jason Mackey, administrative assistant at Smallwood to vice principal at Lackey; Shanif Pearl, administrative assistant at La Plata to vice principal at Thomas Stone; Kevin Reisinger, administrative assistant at North Point to vice principal at Maurice J. McDonough High School; and Todd Wonderling, teacher at Piccowaxen Middle School to vice principal at Mitchell.
Vice principal transfers for the 2015-16 school year include Nicholas Adam, from Malcolm Elementary School to Diggs; Michelle Beckwith, from Mitchell to Middleton; Patricia Mooring, from Middleton to Malcolm; Tamra Nissen, from Henson to Hanson; Carl Pascarella, from Lackey to McDonough; Jean Ritter, from Matula to Indian Head Elementary School; Steven Roberts, from McDonough to North Point; Belinda Shatley, from Somers to Davis; and Brad Williams, from Davis to Stethem.
Administrative appointments include Michael Heim, assistant supervisor of transportation as director of transportation. Hill also announced the retirement of three principals: Penny Nye of Wade, Toni Melton-Trainor of Gale-Bailey and Wayne Freeman of Stethem.
The board approved the superintendent’s appointments June 9. All new assignments take effect July 1.