Faculty and Staff

All faculty members are accredited by the Commonwealth of Virginia or the Virginia Catholic Education Association, and 70% of teachers hold post-graduate degrees.  The diverse faculty speaks 7 languages and includes dedicated music, art, Spanish, and technology/STEM teachers. Teaching teams meet weekly to share strategies and best practices, many of which are gleaned from professional development opportunities funded by the Parent-Teacher Organization. The Saint Agnes community is committed to retaining and attracting teachers with strong academic and professional credentials who believe in the vocation of teaching in a Catholic school. Contact a member of the staff or faculty via email by using first initial and last name. For example, contact Mrs. Jennifer Kuzdzal at [email protected].

Teacher biographies may be found on the pages under the Academics Menu or by clicking on the links below.

Administrator Biographies

PrincipalMrs. Jennifer Kuzdzal[email protected] Mrs. Jennifer Kuzdzal is beginning her twentieth year at Saint Agnes and her first as principal.  She was awarded her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from The Catholic University of America.  She received her Masters in Education from Regent University and holds an endorsement in Administration and Supervision from the Virginia Catholic Education Association. 

Mrs. Kuzdzal began her career teaching  in the Archdiocese of Washington D.C. She taught at Saint Agnes School and Fairfax County Public schools prior to her work as Assistant Principal at Saint Agnes.

Mrs. Kuzdzal is dedicated to bringing the Saint Agnes community together by celebrating our traditions and achievements while embracing the need to grow and change existing programs to best serve our students.  Her forward thinking philosophy and love for Saint Agnes will ensure students not only achieve academic excellence but live their Gospel values each day in a safe and nurturing environment.  
Mrs. Kuzdzal and her husband Valde are active members of Saint Agnes parish.  They have two daughters who both attended Saint Agnes.
Assistant Principal
Mrs. Ann Reid[email protected]
Ann has been an educator for over 20 years, many of which have been in the Arlington Diocese.  She was the Assistant Principal and 5th grade teacher at Queen of Apostles School before coming to St. Agnes.  She has a Masters in Special Education from George Mason and in Administration and Supervision from Marymount. Mrs. Reid is a Catholic school graduate herself, and values the beauty and importance a Catholic education brings to student.
Administrative AssistantMichelle McGrath, [email protected] Michelle has been part of the St. Agnes family for over 20 years. She has three sons who have graduated from Saint Agnes.
Administrative AssistantNoel Marshall, [email protected] Noel has been part of the St. Agnes Family for more than 2 decades.  Her four children are St. Agnes alum.


Resource Dr. Terri Eichner, Director
Ms. Amanda Fallon
Mrs. Jordan Bradley
LibraryMrs. Kara LaGrassa
Technology/STEMMrs. Kristen Filpi
MusicMrs. Judy Smith
BandMrs. Susan Findley
P.E.Mr. Paul Guevara
School NurseMrs. Shannon Cypher
CounselorMs. Genevieve Coleman
Extended Day DirectorMr. Lloyd Miller
Playground SupervisorMr. Thom Galvin
MaintenanceMr. Vanna Sary

Pre-K and Kindergarten 

Pre-K Teacher Bios

Mrs. Gina Lockland, Ms. Sara Holland
Mrs. Megan Farnum, Mrs. Ana Canalas
Mrs. Gracelin Emmanuel, Mrs. Ana Penado
Mrs. Dawn Timothy, Mrs. Beth McFadden

Kindergarten Teacher Bios

Mrs. Kathy Hofer, Ms. Stephanie Andres
Mrs. Anne Nimey, Mrs. Diane Engebritson

Pre-K – K Spanish

Sra. Carmen Chiappetta

Pre-K – K Science

Mrs. Megan Welsh

Primary School (Grades 1-3)

Teacher Bios

Grade 1Mrs. Dimple Sharma, Mrs. Lori Hall
Ms. Colleen Vorbach, Mrs. Kathy Jackson
Grade 2Ms. Mary Kay Soos
Ms. Joanna Paniagua
Grade 3Ms. Clare Sweeney
Ms. Gabrielle Byrne
ArtMrs. Alissa Gorissen
SpanishSra. Carmen Chiappetta
ComputerMrs. Kristen Filpi
1-2 ScienceMrs. Megan Welsh

Intermediate School (Grades 4-5) 

Teacher Bios

Grade 4Ms. Courtney Clifford
Ms. Kate Siemon
Grade 5Ms. Kati Murdock
Mrs. Grainne Humphries
Math EnrichmentMrs. Allie Ratliff
ArtMrs. Alissa Gorissen
SpanishSra. Sophia Dewechter
Technology/STEMMrs. Kristen Filpi

Upper School (Grades 6-8) 

Teacher Bios

Grade 6Mrs. Lee Morris
Mrs. Mary Cannon
Grade 7Mr. Michael Brown
Mr. Timothy O’Leary
Grade 8Mrs. Monica Balroop
Mrs. Cathlene Ueland
English/LitMrs. Monica Balroop (Grade 6 Language Arts)
Mrs. Lee Morris (Grade 6 Literature and Grade 7 Literature and Language Arts)

Mrs. Mary Cannon (Grade 8 Literature and Language Arts)
AlgebraMr. Michael Brown
MathMrs. Monica Balroop (Grades 6, 7 & 8)
Mr. Michael Brown (Grades 6 & 7 & 8)         
Mrs. Allie Ratliff – Math Enrichment Coordinator
ReligionMrs. Mary Cannon (Grade 6)                               
Mr. Michael Brown (Grade 7)
Mrs. Cathleen Ueland (Grade 8)
ScienceMr. Timothy O’Leary
Social StudiesMrs. Cathleen Ueland
Latin IMr. Ian Handerhan
SpanishSra. Sophia Dewechter
ArtMrs. Alissa Gorissen
Tech/STEMMrs. Kristen Filpi 

Academic excellence in a Christ-centered community

Saint Agnes Catholic School
2024 North Randolph Street
Arlington, VA 22207-3031
Office: 703.527.5423