School Board Summary January 25


The Loudoun County School Board held a meeting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.

School Board Chair Jeff Morse (Dulles District), Vice Chair Ian Serotkin (Blue Ridge District), Atoosa Reaser (Algonkian District), Harris Mahedavi (Ashburn District), Andrew Hoyler (Broad Run District), John Beatty (Catoctin District) and Tom Marshall (Leesburg District) attended the meeting at the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Administrative Offices, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn. Denise Corbo (At-Large) and Brenda L. Sheridan (Sterling District) attended virtually.

The full agenda for this School Board meeting and the video replay of the meeting, indexed to specific agenda items can be found on the LCPS website.

The School Board approved five action items during this meeting: the Loudoun County School Board’s Proclamation for Black History Month; a Career and Technical Education Month Proclamation; a National School Counseling Week and Proclamation; the Annual Appointment and Nomination of Equity Committee Members; and the Appropriation of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) - STOP Grant for Violence Protection.

The School Board heard two information items:

  • Superintendent Dr. Scott Ziegler presented the Superintendent's Operational Update.
  • Deputy Superintendent Dr. Ashley Ellis presented the Alternative Accreditation Plan for W. O. Robey High School. 

Kate Puschak was named as the principal of Lowes Island Elementary School, effective January 27, 2022.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Stefano Bako, a fifth-grader at Ashburn Elementary School, who won his school’s spelling bee.

The National Anthem was performed by All-County Chorus representatives from John W. Tolbert Jr. Elementary School under the direction of Jana Drumm and Jennifer Canales. The students performing the National Anthem included Hal Bateman, Dylan Buitrago, Leilani Canales, MacKenzie Delaney, Evelyn Gentrup, Rylee Goyne, Braylon Holland-Terry, Leila Mohammedyassin and Isabella Zubroski





Published January 26, 2022