LEONARDTOWN, Md. (September 28, 2007) - The St. Mary's County Board of Education today announced two administrative appointments made at its meeting on Wednesday. The appointments became effective immediately.
The Board appointed Ms. Melissa Charbonnet to the position of director of special education. She currently serves in the same capacity with Charles County Public Schools. In addition, Ms. Charbonnet has experience as a vice principal, special education program coordinator, IEP facilitator, general and special education classroom teacher, and speech language pathologist. She earned a Master of Arts degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Colorado, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in special education from the University of Mississippi.
Ms. Rebecca Amstutz was named as an assistant principal at Margaret Brent Middle School. She joins the school system from Prince William County Public Schools in Virginia where she most recently served as a physical science teacher at Stonewall Middle School. Ms. Amstutz's experience also includes serving as a science department chairperson, International Baccalaureate science teacher, mathematics teacher, and civics teacher. She earned a Master of Education degree in educational leadership/administration from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., and a Bachelor of Science degree in liberal studies and elementary education from Longwood College in Farmville, Va.