Faculty and Staff Directory

Administration

Michael Riley
Principal
Extension: 305
First Year at CCS: 2012

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Vada Fallica
Assistant Principal of Academics
Extension: 343
First Year at CCS: 2013
Degrees: Undergraduate degree in Special Education; Master’s in Reading Education from UVA

Frank Murphy
Business Manager
Extension: 300
First Year at CCS: 2006
Prior to joining Charlottesville Catholic School: 28 years of working in the Banking & Finance industry throughout the UK

Katrina Kuhn
Admissions Coordinator
Extension: 307
First Year at CCS: 2013
Degrees: B.A. in Theatre and Marketing from Southern Arkansas University

Colleen M. Smith
Director of Advancement
Extension: 114
First Year at CCS: 2019
Degrees: MA in Philanthropic Studies at IUPUI’s Lilly School for Philanthropy, BA in English Literature from Mary Baldwin University

Mandy Kowalski
Front Office Assistant
Extension: 327
First Year at CCS: 2009
Degrees: Associate of Science in Education

Matias Seibert
IT Administrator
Extension: 324
First Year at CCS: 2012
Degrees: B.S. in Computer Science from Penn State University

Middle School

Jennifer Furin
Middle School Language Arts
First Year at CCS: 2011
Degrees: BA from University of Akron; MS from St. Joseph’s University; prior field: U.S. Army

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Russell Hendrick
Middle School Social Studies
First Year at CCS: 2017
Degrees: B.A. in History from St. Lawrence University; Masters in Social Studies Education from SUNY Brockport

Lauren DeVane
8th Grade Home Room; Middle School Mathematics
First Year at CCS: 2014
Degrees: B.A. in Mathematics; Master’s in Secondary Education

Mini Vasquez
8th Grade Homeroom, Middle School Religion
First Year at CCS: 2002
Degrees: B.A. in Religion from the University of Mary Washington

John Garland
Middle School Mathematics
First Year at CCS: 2019
Degrees: BS in Math Education from Radford University/taught for 22 years at Albemarle High School

Lindsay Lowdon
Middle School Language Arts
First Year at CCS: 2012
Degrees: Undergraduate Major in English, Minor in History; Master of Arts, Learning Disabilities

Michael Bruscia
Middle School Science
First Year at CCS: 2019
Degrees: Bachelors of Science Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Upper Elementary

Suzi Kelliher
3rd Grade
First Year at CCS: 2018
Degrees: Master of Arts in Teaching from James Madison University
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Andrea Taleghani
4th Grade
First Year at CCS: 2019
Degrees: B.A in Human Development from Virginia Tech; Masters in Curriculum and Instruction Pre-K- 6 from Virginia Tech
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Deb Samley
5th Grade
First Year at CCS: 2016
Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Communication/Journalism from Shippensburg University; Juris Doctor from The Dickinson School of Law; Teaching License from University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Becky Pilipowskyj
5th Grade
First Year at CCS: 2017
Degrees: BA Elementary Education. MA Special Education, Learning Disabilities American University

Junior Kindergarten and Lower Elementary

Cynthia Dragich
JK Teacher
First Year at CCS: 2018
Degrees: BA in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Development, Master’s in Special Education

Ann Carbone
Kindergarten
First Year at CCS: 1999
Degrees: BS in Management; Master in Education (previously worked on Wall Street!)

Christi Martin
Kindergarten
First Year at CCS: 2012
Degrees: BA from Mid-Atlantic Christian University; Masters in Education from Liberty University

Courtney Shareck
1st Grade
First Year at CCS: 2018
Degrees: Bachelor of Science
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Katie Milnor
1st Grade
First Year at CCS: 2016
Degrees: B.S. in Elementary Education from Lynchburg College; Graduate Certificate in Preschool Studies from Liberty University

Jeanmarie Badar
2nd Grade
First Year at CCS: 2019
Degrees: Ph.D. in Special Education from UVA, M.Ed. in Special Education from Kent State University, B.A. in Elementary Education from Boston College. Has been general and special education for over teaching for 25 years

Teaching Aides

Roann Lewis
Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
First Year at CCS: 2011
Degrees: BS from the College of Mount St. Vincent; science & math content editor for CBS Publishing & Prentice Hall

Multi-Grade Specialists

Michelle Banaszak
Media Specialist
First Year at CCS: 2011
Degrees: B.A. & M.A. from Northern Michigan University & Teacher Certification from the University of Michigan
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Heather Bryan
Assistant Learning Specialist
First Year at CCS: 2015
Degrees: B.S in Psychology & Minor in Biology; Graduate work in Special Education & completing Masters of Arts in Theology
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Vanessa Devlin
Art
First Year at CCS: 2017
Degrees: B.F.A. in Art Education from V.C.U.
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Sarah Howard
Music
First Year at CCS: 2019
Degrees: Bachelor’s of Music in Music Education – Viola

Other Faculty and Staff

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Christine Fowlkes
Administrative Assistant
Degrees: Associates Degree
First Year at CCS: 2017

Mark Wetherall
Maintenance
First Year at CCS: 2005

Karen Farabaugh
Aftercare Director
Degrees: BA in English from The College of William & Mary, Masters in Physical Therapy from The University of Pittsburgh
First Year at CCS: 2017