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

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

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

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