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Name & Position Areas of Responsibility Extension
Lisa Bachner
Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Director of Curriculum and Instruction 32249

Support Staff

Name & Position Areas of Responsibility Extension
Bree Buckler
Administrative Secretary
Supports the Director of Curriculum and Instruction 32249
Marie Darche-Ventrone
Secretary II
Supports the following Supervisors: K-5 Science, 6-12 Science/Health, Environmental Education, Elementary Math, Secondary Math 32105
Leigh Willis
Secretary II
Supports the following Supervisors: Elementary ELA, Secondary ELA, Social Studies, World Language/ELL, Elementary Programs, ELMS 32101


Name & Position Areas of Responsibility Extension
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  32246
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

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) 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 English/Language Arts
Elementary English/Language Arts and Reading Grades K-5 32114
Michelle Gallant-Wall
Supervisor of Instruction:
English/Language Arts
English/Language Arts Grades 6-12      32119
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) 32190
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  32127
Jamie Pepper
Supervisor of Instruction:
Elementary Programs 
Instructional Resource Teachers (IRT's); Elementary Literacy Coaches; K Registration and Early Entry; Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA)   32123
Margarita Rochow
Instructional Resource Teacher
Environmental Education Grades Pre-K-12; Elms Environmental Education Center 32101
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 K-12 32106
Wendy Zimmerman, Ed.D.
Supervisor of Secondary Science and Secondary Health Education
Secondary Science and Secondary Health Education 32216

Contact Information

Lisa Bachner
Director of Curriculum and Instruction 
23160 Moakley Street, 
Leonardtown, MD 20650
301-475-5511 ext. 32249