Academic Administration and Faculty


Academic Administration

Tracey H. Ford
President
MAS, Carey School of Business, Johns Hopkins University
BA, Classical Rhetoric and English, University of Virginia 

Donna Bridickas
Principal
MEd, Administration & Supervision, Loyola University Maryland
BS, Biological Sciences, Towson University

Margaret J. White
Dean of Students
MAR, Religion, History and the Arts, Yale University
BA, Religious Studies and English, Notre Dame of Maryland University 

Catherine Cunnane
Director of Counseling
MEd, Guidance and Counseling, Loyola University Maryland 
BA, Biology, LaSalle University
MSDE Advanced Professional Certificate in Guidance and Counseling

Amy Belz 
Middle School Director
MEd, AdministrationLoyola University of Maryland
BA, Spanish, Notre Dame of Maryland University/Middlebury College
Advanced Certification, Youth Ministry, Archdiocese of Baltimore

Melissa Beljous
Director of Multicultural Affairs
MA, Literacy K-12, Touro College, Manhattan 
BA, English, State University of New York at Old Westbury  


Faculty

English Department

Mark Lund, Department Chair
MA, English, Duke University
BA, English, Miami University

Brian Boston

MEd Guidance and Counseling, Loyola University Maryland
BA English Education, Wilkes College

Betty Coyle

MEd, Administration, Loyola University Maryland
BA, Education, Stratford College

Rance Denton
BS, English, Towson University

Carol Malone
MS, Psychology, Loyola College of Maryland
MA, English, University of South Carolina
BA, Notre Dame of Maryland University

Jessica Vitrano Randisi `01
MA, Teaching Secondary English, Notre Dame of Maryland University
BA, Theatre, Salisbury University
MSDE Advanced Professional Teaching Certificate in English


Fine Arts Department

Sarah Butcher, Department Chair
BFA, Notre Dame of Maryland University

Kim Kozak
 
BA, Art and Art History, McDaniel College

Jessica Vitrano Randisi '01, Theatre Director 
MA, Teaching Secondary English, Notre Dame of Maryland University
BA, Theatre, Salisbury University
MSDE Advanced Professional Teaching Certificate in English

Richard Tilley, Music Director  
BM, Music Education, University of Delaware 
MSDE Advanced Professional Teaching Certificate 


Learning Services

Eileen Grossman, Learning Specialist  
MS, Education, Fordham University
BA, Political Science, City College of New York

Molly Mayer, Director of the St. Julie Billiart Program

MEd, Special Education and Learning Disabilities, Lesley University
BA, Women's Studies and Education, Hobart & Willliam Smith Colleges
Teaching Certification, Elementary and Special Education

Jennifer Morris Nicholas, St. Julie Billiart Program  
MA, Leadership in Teaching, Notre Dame of Maryland University 
BS, Secondary Education, Villanova University  

Library

Barbara Lipsky,  Library Director 
MS, Library Science, Catholic University of America 
BS, Computer Information Systems, York College of Pennsylvania

Bridget Mather
MS, Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina
BS, Education, Towson University

 

Mathematics Department

Jeanie Grant, Department Chair
Masters Equiv., Loyola College, Goucher College, Towson University,
Central Michigan University and Texas Instruments
BS in Math/Education, Towson University
Advanced Professional Teaching Certificate in Mathematics

Nataliya Goodman
MSc, Engineering Physics, Nizhny Novgorod State University, Nizhny Novgorod Russia
BA, Engineering Physics, Nizhny Novgorod State University, Nizhny Novgorod Russia

Laura Hanna

Masters Equiv., Towson University
BS in Mathematics, Towson University
MSDE Advanced Professional Teaching Certificate in Mathematics

Karen Reisdorf
MEd, Education, Coppin State College
BS, Secondary Education, Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
MSDE Advance Professional Teaching Certificate in Mathematics

Maggie Sprinkle
MS, Educational Technology, Johns Hopkins University
BS, Business Administration, Lynchburg College

 

Physical Education & Athletics Department

Theresa Moeser, RAA Director of Athletics
MA, Exercise Science & Physical Education, McDaniel College
BS, Physical Education, Towson University

Marce Fackler Hughes '88, Department Chair, Assistant Athletic Director  
BA, Health/Physical Education, Roanoke College

Tricia Giuffrida
MS, Applied Health and Physiology, Salisbury University
BS, Biology, Salisbury University


Science Department

Dr. Karen E. O'Neil, Department Chair
PhD, Biological Anthropology, University of Illinois
MA, Biological Anthropology, University of Illinois
BA, Anthropology & Russian, State University of New York at Oswego

Melissa Conaway '96
MS, Environmental Biology, Hood College
BS, Biology, Muhlenberg College

Betty Coyle
MEd, Administration, Loyola University Maryland
BA, Education, Stratford College

Veronica Sok
BA, Chemistry, Denison University

Emily Vitrano Waugh '03 
MAT, Secondary Education, Notre Dame of Maryland University
BS, Kinesiology, College of William & Mary 
MSDE Advanced Professional Teaching Certificate in Biology 

Michael Yashinski
MA, Functional Anatomy & Evolution, Johns Hopkins University
BA, Biology and Geosciences, Franklin & Marshall College


Social Studies Department

Sarah Read, Department Chair
MA, History, State University of New York at Buffalo
BA, History & Spanish, Canisius College

Zachary Coyle, Director of Advisory
MEd, Secondary Education, Towson University 
BA, Economics, St. Joseph's University

Andrea Jacobs
MS, Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles
BA, Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles

Julie M. Matthews
BA, History, Loyola College


Technology Department

Lisa A. Cohen, Director of Academic Technology, Director of Faculty Professional Development
MEd, Education, Towson University
BS, Elementary Education, Towson University
MSDE Advanced Professional Certification

Sarah Butcher
BFA, University of Notre Dame of Maryland


Theology Department

Melissa Boyle, Department Chair 
BA, American Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Advanced Certification, Youth Ministry, Archdiocese of Baltimore

Donna Bridickas 
MEd, Administration & Supervision, Loyola University Maryland
BS, Biological Sciences, Towson University

Glenda Snavely 
PhD, Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
MSW, Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BSW, Social Work, Indiana State University 

Mary Pat Tilghman

BA, Education, Loyola University Maryland 
Advanced Certification, Youth Ministry, Archdiocese of Baltimore
 

Michael Vogrin
BA, Psychology, Loyola College in Maryland

Margaret J. White 
MAR, Religion, History and the Arts, Yale University
BA, Religious Studies and English, Notre Dame of Maryland University 

World Languages Department

Samantha Kymmell, Department Chair
MSc, Medieval Studies: French Medieval Literature, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
BA, French Language, College of William & Mary

Amy Belz 
MEd, AdministrationLoyola University of Maryland
BA, Spanish, Notre Dame of Maryland University/Middlebury College
Advanced Certification, Youth Ministry, Archdiocese of Baltimore

Jillian Bentley

BA, French, Lee University 

Christina Lawrence
MA, Teaching, Johns Hopkins University
BA, Spanish and Management, Simmons College

Victoria Matter

BA, Spanish, Sweet Briar College

Yoani Rios 
Master Equivalent, General Education, Central University of Las Villas
BS, Spanish Literature, Central University of Las Villas

Glenda Snavely 
PhD, Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
MSW, Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BSW, Social Work, Indiana State University 

 

All Maryvale faculty members hold Bachelor’s degrees; forty hold Master’s degrees or are enrolled in Master’s programs; and two have Doctoral degrees.