Mr. Jeremy Cortash - Assistant Principal

  • Mr. Cortash is proud to serve as an assistant principal at Lightridge High School and is proud to be a charter member of the Lightridge team!  He is in his seventeenth working in public education and his eleventh year of school administration.   Prior to his time at Lightridge, Mr. Cortash enjoyed being a Social Studies teacher and he served as an assistant principal at Gar-Field High School in the Prince William County School Division and Rock Ridge High School in LCPS.  Helping students to grow and meet their fullest potential is Mr. Cortash's favorite aspect of working in schools and he has previously devoted substantial time serving as an alternative education teacher and administrator in a variety of non-traditional settings. He enjoyed supporting students outside of the classroom as a Boys Lacrosse coach, SCA sponsor, National Honor Society Advisor, Healthy Communities Healthy Youth liaison, and Students LEAD team sponsor and continues to watch our Bolts flourish here at Lightridge. 

    Mr. Cortash is a lifelong learner, and education has always been at the forefront of his life.  He has earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Social Sciences, a Master of Science in Education Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education 5-12, and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership.  

    When not supporting students, Mr. Cortash enjoys spending time with his family and dog, traveling, hiking and the outdoors, fitness,  and reading. GO BOLTS!


Last Modified on September 19, 2023