“Part of my responsibilities over the last few weeks has been to fill vacancies on our administrative team to ensure that we have our administrative team ready to go to support Principal Eck,” Gros wrote in an email to the community.
Maria Eck, the principal of Poe Middle School, begins her new position as principal of Justice High School on July 23. Gros has been promoted to the position of executive principal for Fairfax County Public Schools’ Region 2.
William Brooks, assistant principal – Brooks has been a school administrator in Hampton, Va., and Albuquerque, N.M.
Jason Kagarise, assistant principal – A resident of Falls Church, Kagarise has been dean of students at Justice High School (formerly known as Stuart High School) for the past two years.
Katie Vandawalker, assistant principal – A graduate of South Lakes High School, Vandawalker has been at Justice the past three years as a special education department chair and dean of students.
Jamila Alarcon, dean of students – Alarcon has taught Spanish and English to speakers of other languages and was an instructional lead teacher in several Washington, D.C., charter schools.
Susie Lilburn, dean of students – A graduate of Centreville High School, Lilburn has taught English for speakers of other languages and student leadership at Justice for the past three years. Before that, she taught Spanish at Bailey’s Elementary School.
Rashawn Luckman, dean of students – A former PE teacher in upstate New York, Luckman taught in private schools in the D.C. area and completed her administrative internship in the Stuart High School Credit Recovery Academy, a summer program.
Former assistant principals at Justice Dan Ebeling and Lisa Wooditch retired. Assistant Principal Marvana Bennett accepted a new opportunity at Marshall High School, and former Dean of Students Elise Fasick is moving on to an assistant principal position at Madison High School.