Administration

Portrait of Shawn Abel

Dr. Shawn Abel

Principal

Dr. Abel earned his B.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and his M.Ed. in Leadership and his Ed.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University. This is his 27th year in education and his 21st year at Midlothian. Before becoming a principal, Dr. Abel taught math.

  • Operates total school program
  • Plans and administers school budget
  • Serves as PTSO liaison
  • Co-coordinates athletics and activities with DSA
  • Co-coordinates development and implementation of master schedule
  • Develops faculty handbook and coordinates duty roster
  • Develops, implements, and analyzes SIIP and AOP
  • Supervises staff, student, and community recognition
  • Supervise the School Counseling department and front office clerical staff
  • Co-coordinate school-based professional development
  • Supervise facilities
  • AP Coordinator

Dr. Shawn Abel
Principal
Shawn_Abel@ccpsnet.net

Dr. Stefanie Mooney

Associate Principal

Dr. Mooney grew up outside of Buffalo, NY. She received her BSED and MSED from SUNY Geneseo prior to completing her EDD in Educational Leadership at the University of Rochester. Dr. Mooney taught Math and Special Education in upstate New York prior to beginning her administrative career in Virginia.  At Osborn Park High School in Prince William County, she served as Assistant Principal for five years before moving to Chesterfield County and joining CCPS. As a member of the CCPS team, she has served as an Associate Principal at Matoaca and Midlothian High Schools. She has been with Midlothian High School since 2019.

  • Supervise Science, Fine Arts, and Math
  • Handle discipline for students L-Q
  • Master Scheduler
  • Online Learning Coordinator
  • ECA Coordinator
  • Coordinate SmartFindExpress
  • Supervise International Baccalaureate Program
  • Supervise Clinic
  • Supervise facilities
  • Coordinate Instructional Coaches
  • Title IX
  • Develop faculty handbook and coordinate duty roster

Stefanie Mooney
Associate Principal
Stefanie_Mooney@ccpsnet.net

Dr. Denise Bowes

Assistant Principal

Dr. Bowes earned her B.S. in Communication & Sciences from Radford University, and her M.Ed. and Ed.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University. Before becoming a principal, Dr. Bowes taught science and social studies as a collaborative special education teacher.

  • Supervise Special Education, English, and Health & Physical Education (including Driver’s Ed)
  • Handles discipline for students E–K.
  • Manages gradebooks
  • Coordinates PBIS
  • Supervises new student orientation
  • Coordinates Midlo Morning
  • Coordinates awards assemblies
  • Serves as backup master scheduler
  • Leads Student Support Team (SST)
  • Supervise Success Program
  • RISE Coordinator

Dr. Denise Bowes
Assistant Principal
Denise_Bowes@ccpsnet.net

Portrait of Steve Lagow

Mr. Steve Lagow

Assistant Principal

Mr. Lagow earned his B.A. in Political Science from James Madison University and his M.A. in Special Education and M.A. in Administration from the University of Phoenix. He has been with Midlothian High School since 2019.

  • Supervises Social Studies, World Languages, and CTE departments and library
  • Handles discipline for students A–D
  • Chairs exam exemption appeals committee
  • Supervises testing administration
  • Co-coordinates school-based professional development
  • Supervises employee, student, and community recognition
  • Coordinator of School-based Professional Development & Technology
  • Supervise MiNTS program
  • Lockers
  • Homebound coordinator

Steve Lagow
Assistant Principal
Steven_Lagow@ccpsnet.net

Portrait of Danielle Brown

Ms. Danielle Brown

Dean of Students

Ms. Brown earned her B.S in Mathematics from James Madison University and M.Ed in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Richmond. Before becoming an administrator, Ms. Brown taught math.

  • Co-Supervise CTE & Instructional Support
  • Handle discipline for students R-Z
  • Supervise school security and safety
  • Coordinate transportation and parking
  • Maintain timesheets for support staff
  • Coordinate textbooks
  • Coordinate recertification
  • 10-12 Homeroom coordinator
  • Supervise Attendance
  • Student Support Team (SST)
  • PBIS Co-Coordinator
  • Focus & Recovery Room/ ISD Coordinator
  • Breaking Down Barriers Advisory Committee
  • Co-Supervise World Language and instructional support
  • RISE Co-Coordinator
  • Supervise Employee/Student/Community Recognition

Danielle Brown
Dean of Students
Danielle_Brown@ccpsnet.net

Portrait of Shea Collins

Ms. Shea Collins

Director of Student Activities

Ms. Collins earned her B.S. in Biology, her M.S. in Biology, and her M.Ed. in Administration & Supervision from Virginia State University. This is her 21st year in education and her seventh at Midlothian. Before becoming an administrator, Ms. Collins taught biology and coached basketball. –

  • Supervises and develops instructional, athletic, and activity calendars
  • Coordinates clubs, activities, and activity buses
  • Coordinates field trips
  • Approves and coordinates facility use
  • Serves as media liaison

Shea Collins
Director of Student Activities
Shea_Collins@ccpsnet.net

Ms. Loretta Speller

School Counseling Coordinator

Ms. Speller earned her B.A. in English Education and her M.Ed. in Counselor Education from Virginia State University. This is her 17th year in education and her third at Midlothian.

  • Coordinates School Counseling department
  • Counselor for students in IB and ECA programs

Loretta Speller
School Counseling Coordinator
Loretta_Speller@ccpsnet.net

Portrait of Stuart Jones

Mr. Stuart Jones

IB Diploma Programme Coordinator

Mr. Jones earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Mary Washington, and his M.S. in Secondary Education from Old Dominion University. This is his twenty-second year in education, and first at Midlothian High School. In addition to coordinating the IB program, Mr. Jones also teaches IB Psychology.

  • Responds to parental, student, and teacher concerns about curricula
  • Conducts annual recruiting
  • Designs and coordinates the IB Diploma Ceremony and reception
  • Coordinates IB Parents’ Council meetings and activities
  • Coordinates fund raising activities
  • Coordinates IB newsletter
  • Administers IB exams
  • Supervises CAS program
  • Coordinates evaluation of application components

Stuart Jones
IB Diploma Programme Coordinator
Stuart_Jones@ccpsnet.net

Portrait of Kaitlyn Stoneburner

Mrs. Kaitlyn Stoneburner

Coordinator of Special Education

Ms. Stoneburner earned her B.S. in Human Development from Virginia Tech and her M.A.T. in Special Education as well as her M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision from Liberty University. This is her 7th year in education and her second at Midlothian.

  • Coordinates Special Education Department
  • Oversees implementation of IEP’s and 504’s
  • 504 Coordinator
  • Monitors Collegeboard Accommodations
  • LEA for IEP and 504 Meetings

Kaitlyn Stoneburner
Coordinator of Special Education
Kaitlyn_Stoneburner@ccpsnet.net

Portrait of Maureen Martin

Mrs. Maureen Martin

Career Center Coordinator/Testing Coordinator

Mrs. Martin earned her B.A. in Politics and Philosophy from St. Andrews College and her M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling from East Carolina University. This is her eighth year in education, and she has been at Midlothian all eight years.

  • Develops testing schedule
  • Oversees standardized testing
  • Facilitates college and career center

Maureen Martin
Career Center Coordinator/Testing Coordinator
Maureen_Martin@ccpsnet.net

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