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Name & Position Areas of Responsibility Extension
Lisa Bachner
Chief Academic Officer

Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Department of Assessment & Accountability

Michael Boyle
Supervisor of Instruction: CTE
Career Technology Education at all middle and high schools, including the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center; JROTC program; Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA); SkillsUSA


Ext. 28123

Tammy Burr
Supervisor of Assessments
State and Local Assessments 32117
Todd Burroughs
Supervisor of Instruction:
Fine Arts

Fine Arts Grades K-12; Tri-County/All-County/District Assessments and Honor Ensembles; All County Theatre Festival; St. Mary's College Arts Bridge Alliance Student Outreach Program; Superintendent's Art Gallery; Youth Art Month; St. Mary's County Arts Council 


Jessica Cotugno
Supervisor of Instruction:
Elementary K-5
Elementary Grades K-5; Title II Grant Manager; Title IV Grant Manager; CPD Liaison; Professional Experience Credits; PMPD; Elementary Gifted and Talented (GT), Instructional Resource Teachers (IRT's) 32115
Bridget Dunbar
Supervisor of Instruction:
Secondary Mathematics
Mathematics Grades 6-12; SMECO Math Counts; University of Maryland Competitions 32105
Cortney Dvorak
Supervisor of Instruction: Elementary Social Studies and Content Literacy
Social Studies Grades K-5; DIBELS Assessment; TSI General Fund Budget Management; Standards-Based Report Cards; Early Entrance to Kindergarten; Universal Screening Teams; Leads Interventionists and Literacy Intervention Teachers/Assistants; MD Blueprint Implementation for ELA; SIS Data Collection 32114
Michelle Gallant-Wall
Supervisor of Instruction:
English/Language Arts
English/Language Arts Grades 6-12      32101
Colleen Gill
Supervisor of Instructional Programs
Academy Programs - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Global International Studies (GIS), Academy of Visual Performing Arts (AVPA), Academy of Finance (AOF); STEM for ALL; Secondary Gifted and Talented (GT); Destination Imagination (DI); National Board Certification (NBPTS) Candidate Support; Support for Secondary Professional Development Initiatives; Advanced Placement (Instructional) 32104

Kellie Hall        Instructional Resource Teacher/Lead Interventionist

Lead Interventionist 32145
Jason Hayes
Supervisor of Instruction:
Science K-5
Science Grades K-5; Science Fair; Robotics Programs; SMECO Science Teacher of the Year 32116
Becky Loker
Supervisor of Instruction:
Elementary Mathematics
Elementary Mathematics Grades K-5; SMECO Math Challenge; SMECO Math Teacher of the Year  32105

 Andrea Owens  Instructional Compliance Coordinator


ESSER II & ESSER III Grant Management and Compliance 16104
Margarita Rochow
Instructional Resource Teacher
Environmental Education Grades Pre-K-12; Elms Environmental Education Center 32105

Bernadette Scheetz    Supervisor of Virtual Learning


Virtual Academy; Schoology and EdTech Instruction, Online Learning Platforms 16101
Mary Pat Smith
Supervisor of Instruction:
Elementary ELA
Elementary English/Language Arts and Reading Grades K-5; Curriculum Assessments; After School Tutoring and Summer School; Transition Planning; Literacy Liaisons; Science of Reading Teacher Compliance and PD; MD Leads Grant Management 32122

Stephanie Stone  Supervisor of Accountability


Accountability, State Reporting 32132
Wendy Tarr
Supervisor of Instruction: World Languages/English Language Learners
World Languages Grades 7-12; Title III Coordinator; ESOL Program Grades K-12; Foreign Language in the Elementary Schools (FLES)  32118
Michael A. Watson
Director of Facility Coordination, Health & Physical Education, and Athletics
Physical Education Grades K-12; Health Education Grades K-12; School Health Councils; Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA); Southern Maryland Athletic Conference (SMAC) 301-475-4256 
Ext. 34143
Kevin Wright
Supervisor of Instruction: Social Studies
Social Studies Grades K-12; Service Learning; St. Mary's County Association Student Councils Regional Adviser; Model United Nations; Mock Trial; Student Page Program 32128
Heather Wysokinski
Supervisor of Library Media 
Library Media, Destiny, Online Databases, Resource Accountability, Edgenuity 32106
Wendy Zimmerman, Ed.D.
Supervisor of Secondary Science and Secondary Health Education
Secondary Science and Secondary Health Education 32216
Bree Buckler
Administrative Secretary
Supports the Chief Academic Officer 32249
Marie Darche-Ventrone
Secretary II


Supports the following Supervisors: K-5 Science, 6-12 Science/Health, Environmental Education, Elementary Math, Secondary Math, Elms 32105
Stephanie Ramirez-Llamas                   Secretary II Supports the following Supervisors:  Fine Arts, Elementary K-5, Instructional Programs, CTE 32104
Nicole Nagelvoort
Secretary II
Supports the following Supervisors: Elementary ELA, Secondary ELA, Social Studies, World Language/ELL, Elementary Programs 32101

Contact Information

Lisa Bachner
Chief Academic Officer
23160 Moakley Street, 
Leonardtown, MD 20650
301-475-5511 ext. 32249