CCPS Appoints New Administrators

Calvert County Public Schools Appoints New Administrators
Posted on 06/11/2020
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June 11, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Calvert County Public Schools Appoints New Administrators

The Board of Education of Calvert County Public Schools approved the appointments of six building administrators at the June 11 meeting.

Dr. Daniel D. Curry, Superintendent, said, “It is great to have the opportunity to promote some of our developing leaders, to bring back some who are known to us from past experience, and to welcome the new.”

Sabrina Bergen, former principal at Patuxent High School, is returning from a leave of absence to become the principal of Plum Point Middle School. She is taking the place of Kelley Adams, who is retiring after dedicated service to Calvert County Public Schools. Ms. Bergen began her career teaching math at Northern High School and then transferred to the newly opened Huntingtown High School, where she taught math and became an assistant principal. Ms. Bergen was later promoted to the position of principal at Patuxent High School. Ms. Bergen received her bachelor’s degree from Geneva College and her master’s degree from Notre Dame of Maryland University.

Stacy Hawxhurst, who is currently the assistant principal at Dowell Elementary School, was named principal of Mutual Elementary. She follows Donna House, who is retiring after a distinguished career in Calvert County Public Schools. After beginning her career as an elementary teacher, Ms. Hawxhurst was a reading interventionist, dean, and assistant principal at Calvert and Mutual Elementary Schools before moving to Dowell. Ms. Hawxhurst graduated summa cum laude from Bowie State University and received her master’s degree from Western Maryland College.

LaNisha Robinson, current assistant principal at Huntingtown Elementary, has accepted the position of assistant principal at Dowell Elementary. Ms. Robinson began her teaching career as a special educator in Prince George’s County. She joined Calvert County Public Schools in 2008, where she taught at Plum Point, Huntingtown, and Beach Elementary Schools. She has served as dean at three elementary schools and then dean/IEP facilitator at Calvert Elementary before becoming the assistant principal at Huntingtown Elementary. Ms. Robinson received her bachelor’s degree from Morgan State University and her master’s degree from Loyola University.

Nicole Jimney was appointed as the assistant principal at Huntingtown Elementary. She comes to Calvert County by way of Charles County Public Schools, where she was a special educator and a second-grade teacher before becoming an assistant principal at Barnhart Elementary School. Ms. Jimney received her bachelor’s degree from Towson University and her master’s degree from McDaniel College.

Cristin Williams was promoted from the position of dean/IEP facilitator at Calvert Elementary to that of 10-month assistant principal at Mutual Elementary School. Sherry Mansfield, Mutual’s current 10-month assistant principal, will be the school’s 12-month assistant principal, which is a new position that was added when the plans for the restructured elementary behavior development and alternative education programs were approved. Ms. Williams was a special educator at Dowell Elementary and Southern Middle before serving as dean. She received her bachelor’s degree from Bowie State and her master’s from the Notre Dame of Maryland University.

Darrel Prioleau returns to Calvert County Public Schools as the principal of Calvert High School. Dr. Steve Lucas, the current principal, is leaving the school system to become the Superintendent of Lake Forest School District in Delaware. After Mr. Prioleau received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Saint Augustine’s College in Raleigh, North Carolina, he began teaching mathematics in Richmond, Virginia, before returning to North Carolina to teach. Mr. Prioleau was promoted to the position of vice principal at Garner Senior High School before moving to Calvert County, where he became first the assistant principal and then principal at Mill Creek Middle School. In 2011, Mr. Prioleau assumed the principalship of Northern Middle School. Most recently, he has been a high school principal in Pittsburgh Public Schools. Mr. Prioleau received his master’s degree from North Carolina State University.

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