We believe that when the needs of children are met, they can be free to learn and teachers can be free to teach.
We believe ALL kids can succeed. We NEVER give up on kids, and we do not allow them to give up on themselves.

Alexandria City Public Schools

John Adams Elementary School

Lead Site Coordinator: Molly Crum

Contact: molly@cisofnova.org

5651 Rayburn Ave
Alexandria, VA 22311


William Ramsay Elementary School

Site Coordinator: Katey Dotson

Contact: katey@cisofnova.org

5700 Sanger Ave
Alexandria, VA 22311

Francis C. Hammond Middle School

Site Coordinator: Kendall Henry

Contact: kendall@cisofnova.org

4646 Seminary Rd,
Alexandria, VA 22304

Alexandria City High School

Site Coordinator: Lois Pearson

Contact: lois@cisofnova.org

3330 King St
Alexandria, VA 22302

Alexandria City High School

Site Coordinator: Ryan Van Kirk

Contact: ryan@cisofnova.org

3330 King St
Alexandria, VA 22302

Alexandria City High School

Site Coordinator: Darnell Roy

Contact: darnell@cisofnova.org

3330 King St
Alexandria, VA 22302

Minnie Howard Campus of Alexandria City High School

Site Coordinator: Shreya Mohan

Contact: shreya@cisofnova.org

3330 King St
Alexandria, VA 22302

Arlington Public Schools

Gunston Middle School

Lead Site Coordinator: Darrien Day

Contact: darrien@cisofnova.org

2700 South Lang Street,
Arlington, VA 22206


Barcroft Elementary School

Site Coordinator: Lamont Wallace

Contact: lamont@cisofnova.org

625 South Wakefield Street
Arlington, VA 22204

Wakefield High School

Site Coordinator: Madison Moore
Contact: madison@cisofnova.org

1325 S Dinwiddie St. Arlington, VA 22206

Wakefield High School

Site Coordinator: Curtis Jordan

Contact: curtis@cisofnova.org

1325 S Dinwiddie St. Arlington, VA 22206

Fairfax County Public Schools

Glasgow Middle School

Site Coordinator: Zulma Arceo

Contact: zulma@cisofnova.org

4101 Fairfax Pkwy
Lincolnia, VA 22312

Prince William County Public Schools

Unity Reed High School

Site Coordinator: Timya Jackson

Contact: timya@cisofnova.org

8820 Rixlew Ln.
Manassas, VA 20109


Freedom High School

Site Coordinator: Danyá Mayo

Contact: danya@cisofnova.org

15201 Neabsco Mills Rd
Woodbridge, VA 22191


Gar-Field High School

Site Coordinator: Tiana Holmes

Contact: tiana@cisofnova.org

1400 Smoketown Rd
Woodbridge, VA 22192

Unity Braxton Middle School

Site Coordinator: Delphine Asamoah
Contact: delphine@cisofnova.org

10100 Lomond Dr
Manassas, VA 20109

Fred Lynn Middle School

Site Coordinator: Nzinga Williams

Contact: nzinga@cisofnova.org

1650 Prince William Pkwy
Woodbridge, VA 22191

Hampton Middle School

Site Coordinator: Laura Campos

Contact: laura@cisofnova.org

14800 Darbydale Ave
Woodbridge, VA 22193

Ellis Elementary School

Site Coordinator: Ashley Swankowski

Contact: ashley@cisofnova.org

10400 Kim Graham Lane
Manassas, VA 20109

Management Team

Patrick Brennan

President & Chief Executive Officer


Cindy Kowal

Vice President & Chief Operating Officer


Heather Creelman

Director of Development


Chris Olszewski

Program Manager – Arlington, Alexandria and Fairfax


Rahel Bekele

Community Partnership and Engagement Coordinator


Madelyn Giblin

Family Engagement Strategist


Tabitha LeMaster

Communications Specialist


Board of Directors

Sean Milliken (Chair), Former Head of Global Social Innovation at PayPal

John Clarkson (Treasurer), Managing Director, Greystar

Ipyana Spencer (Secretary), Chief Health Officer, Meals on Wheels America

Scott Darling, Managing Director, Pathstone

Rehan Dawer, Managing Partner, ValueBridge International

Gerald Gangaram, US Army, Retired

Patrick O’Reilly, Former President of Applied Predictive Technologies

Meyling Hudiel Ramirez, CIS NOVA Alum

Terri Welter, Principal, ECG Management Consultants

Trustee Council

George & Susan Allen

Stephen & LouAnn Caruthers

Tom & Beth Eckert

John & Ann Gardner

Ray & Shaista Mahmood

Jean-Paul & Lisa Martin

Terry & Dorothy McAuliffe

Bill & Jean Milliken

Michael & Alicia Pizzi

Stan & Joey Sloter

Bob & Nan Woody

Contact Us

To get more information about Communities In Schools of NOVA and how you can help, contact Cindy at cindy@cisofnova.org.

To learn more about Communities In Schools, please visit communitiesinschools.org.

Email: info@cisofnova.org | Phone: 703.239.3567