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Midlothian High School

Chesterfield County Public Schools


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Dr. Shawn Abel

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 24th year in education and his 18th 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
  • Co-coordinates school-based professional development
  • Develops, implements, and analyzes SIIP and AOP
  • Supervises staff, student, and community recognition
  • Supervises School Counseling department and front office staff
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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 is excited to start her second year as a Midlothian Trojan!     

  • Supervise ESL, Fine Arts, Math, and Science
  • 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
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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.

  • Supervises Exceptional Education, English, and Health & PE departments and Success program
  • 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)
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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. This is his 18th year in education and his first at Midlothian.

  • Supervises Social Studies, World Languages, and CTE departments and library
  • Handles discipline for students A–D
  • Chairs exam exemption appeals committee
  • Coordinates school technology
  • Supervises testing administration
  • Co-coordinates school-based professional development
  • Supervises employee, student, and community recognition
  • Coordinates MiNTS program
  • Coordinates student lockers
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Mrs. Kismiya Sapp
Assistant Principal

A graduate of Clover Hill High school, Mrs.Sapp earned her B.S in Business Administration from Old Dominion University and is currently pursuing her M.Ed from the University of Virginia. Before becoming an administrator, Mrs.Sapp taught business marketing.

  • Co-Supervise CTE and 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
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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
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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
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Mr. Mark Spewak
IB Diploma Programme Coordinator

Mr. Spewak earned his B.A. in English and his M.T. in Secondary English from Virginia Commonwealth University. This is his 15th year in education, and he has been at Midlothian all 15 years. In addition to coordinating the IB Program, Mr. Spewak also teaches English.

  • 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
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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
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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