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Enjoy the latest news from the Office of Catholic Schools…
The Office of Catholic Schools welcomes new staff:


Mrs. Kelly LazzaraAssociate Superintendent of Operations
A proud product of Catholic education from elementary school, to high school, and even into college. Kelly received a BA in Communications – English with a minor in Marketing from Gannon University (Erie, PA) and her Masters in Education from Seton Hill University (Greensburg, PA), both Catholic universities. Kelly joined the Diocese of Richmond as Principal of Star of the Sea School in Virginia Beach in July 2015 before accepting her current position of Associate Superintendent of School Operations.


Mrs. Angela Allen – Associate Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction

Angela has spent almost 20 years in the field of education working with teachers and students in various capacities in the school environment. She began her career as a classroom teacher and resource teacher prior to moving into school administration where she served as an assistant principal and principal in neighboring school divisions. Angela most recently served as the Assistant Principal at Saint Bridget Catholic School. She has a doctoral degree from the College of William and Mary in policy, planning and leadership.


Mr. Patrick Patterson – Regional Associate Superintendent for Operation and Special Projects

Patrick has served as the Principal and Head of School at Roanoke Catholic School since 2010.  His work in education spans three states and more than two decades serving students and families in: Florida, North Carolina and Virginia.  He attended Stetson University in DeLand, Florida earning both BA and MS degrees from Stetson University.

Please enjoy our latest newsletter from Office of Catholic Schools. An interview with the Bishop, Highlights from all 29 Catholic schools and an update on Curriculum.   Click Here for Newsletter